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Fix Our Roads Ohio

Friday, 18 January 2019 13:25

Statewide coalition sounds warning about Ohio's lack of funding for deteriorating roads, bridges


FOROHIO-LOGO-updatedGrowing statewide coalition of business, local government and transportation industry leaders launch effort to educate Ohioans on looming transportation funding shortfall

Columbus, OH – Sharply reduced funding for vital improvements to Ohio's deteriorating roads and bridges presents a major economic and transportation problem according to a statewide coalition advocating for adequate infrastructure spending.

Local government officials, transportation industry stakeholders, local chambers of commerce, and others have formed a broad-based coalition, Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio), aimed at educating Ohio citizens and policymakers on the critical needs of Ohio's transportation infrastructure. The group is advocating for funding solutions that will provide long term, smart investment in Ohio's transportation future.

The coalition began circulating a case statement entitled A Moment of Truth: Ohio's Transportation Funding Problem and How to Solve It.

More information and news about the coaltion are available at Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio).


OARC Leaders speak at NARC

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 07:00

OARC leaders speak at NARC

OARC officers attended the 2018 National Association of Regional Councils conference in Cleveland and presented on OARC benefits to regional councils in Ohio.



OARC Candidates Forum

Friday, 13 July 2018 10:13

2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

The 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum was held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the Hilton Downtown Columbus, and hosted by the Ohio Association of Regional Councils. Approximately 285 attendees heard the gubernatorial candidates, Richard Cordray and Attorney General Mike DeWine, present their views on a variety of topics. In addition, each answered questions related to their individual approaches to statewide economic development, education and job readiness, funding transportation infrastructure needs, and  environmental concerns. The 2018 Ohio gubernatorial election will take place on November 6, 2018.

Some coverage of the successful event follows.


Read more: OARC Candidates Forum