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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...

Twitter Chimes In On Detroit Transit Plan

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

Light rail funding has finally arrived. At a Friday press conference, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, flanked by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder a...

Feds To Start Funding Detroit Light-Rail System

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.20.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The federal government committed $25 million Friday to build a streetcar line through the heart of Detroit, putting in place the last ...

Feds Make Huge Investment In Transit

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

Sometimes travel plans don't always go as you expect -- just ask U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. LaHood announced Friday a $25 million fe...

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.

Light Rail Lives! Bing, Snyder Back Privately Funded Shorter Line

Posted 01.08.2012 | Detroit

Mayor Dave Bing and Gov. Rick Snyder met with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Friday to discuss plans to revive a proposed light rail system in...