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Research Reports


Architecture - Train Stations

Professor Salim Elwazani, Ph.D. and John Ryan, Instructor, in Bowling Green State University’s Architecture and Environmental Design Department, along with six students, presented exhibits of their work at the 2012 Train Day, Union Station, Toledo, Ohio.   Two of those exhibits are presented here.

Joint Powers Authority

A proposal to form what is called a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) - an entity permitted under the law, whereby two or more public authorities can operate collectively as a new, separate entity - in Northwest Ohio for the purpose of linking the region’s communities and colleges using commuter rail is presented in the following document.

Maumee River Crossing

Strengthening an Essential Link:  Toledo, Ohio’s Middlegrounds Bridge

Protecting National Security and Correcting a Single Point of Failure at One of America’s Key River Crossings.

A number of additional OHERN-related research projects are underway...