02/08/2012 04:33 pm ET Updated Apr 09, 2012

$2 Million U.S. Grant Expands To Explore Transit Options For All Of Woodward Ave.

A $2 million federal grant originally aimed at studying how a Detroit light rail project could be extended to Birmingham has been expanded in scope to cover transit options for the entire 27 miles of Woodward Avenue.

The money now will pay for an examination of the Woodward corridor from the Detroit River to downtown Pontiac, the nonprofit Woodward Avenue Action Association said in a statement today.

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