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Detroit Bets Big On Costly Projects

AP | DAVID EGGERT | Posted 10.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — It may be too broke to pay its bills or even respond to 911 calls on time, but Detroit is still thinking big. As the debt...

M-1 Rail Project Clears Hurdle, Picks Up Speed

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.22.2013 | Detroit

The feds are all aboard Detroit's M-1 Rail project. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) gave final environmental clearance Monday for the 3.3...

PEOPLE MOVER 2.0?

mode shift move together | Amy Swift | Posted 04.11.2013 | Detroit

This post first appeared at Mode Shift: Move Together, the online hub for placemaking and connectivity in Metro Detroit. DETROIT—There is a gen...

Ashley Woods

Light Rail CEO Says He's 'Positive' Mass Transit Will Take Off In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's crippled transit system has languished for decades, but a $25 million federal investment announced last week by U.S. Transportation Secreta...

LaHood In Detroit To Talk Light Rail Progress

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Detroit today to discuss progress on bringing a light-rail line to Woodward between downtown Detro...

Light Rail Still Waiting For Federal Funding

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.06.2012 | Detroit

Backers of Detroit's on-again, off-again light rail project who were expecting some good news Monday may have to wait two months longer for a federal ...

Woodward Light Rail Not Dead Yet -- Should it Be?

David Kiley | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

The project looks great on paper, and even better in a computer-generated rendering provided by the project's backers. But life in Detroit is not lived on paper.

M1 Group Backs Up Light Rail With 1,200 Page Report, $84 Million

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

After several months hammering out the details, the backers behind a plan to put a 3.1-mile rail track down Woodward Ave. in Detroit submitted a repor...

A Will for Transit in Metro Detroit

Geoff Young | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Geoff Young

For a decade or more, the Detroit region has talked about building a regional transit system. As it stands today, nothing has been built. So what is the remedy to Detroit's struggles to move forward on regional transit?