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Woodward Light Rail

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...

The Latest Hitch In The Woodward Rail Project

Posted 06.25.2012 | Detroit

The backers of a rail line that would cover a 3.3 mile stretch of Detroit's Woodward Ave. are putting together a list of potential private-sector mana...

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 ...

WATCH: What To Do About Detroit Transit

Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit

Our friends at Translogic are taking a look at the Motor City's public transit (and lack thereof) this week. Translogic talked to transportation p...

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.

Matt Sledge

Transit Advocates Explain Why Rapid Buses Are Better Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2012 | Detroit

The cancellation of plans for a light rail line running down Detroit's Woodward Avenue may be something of a blessing in disguise for the Motor City, ...

Light Rail Out, Bus Plan In

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 12.19.2011 | Detroit

The Free Press reports that Detroit will cancel its plans to build a light rail line down Woodward Avenue in favor of beefing up the city's bus system...

Efforts To Modernize Detroit's Transportation Grid Roll Forward

Posted 12.13.2011 | Detroit

Efforts to coordinate and modernize Detroit's regional transportation system are slowly rolling forward, despite some remaining obstacles. State Se...