Department of Transportation
The Obama administration is putting out a $551 million request for bids for 130 new U.S.-made double-deck passenger rail cars to serve Amtrak routes in Michigan and other states.
So how are this summer’s road projects coming along? Pretty good – that’s according to Michigan Department of Transportation Spokesman Rob Morosi, who says road reconstruction is somewhat like putting together a jigsaw puzzle.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced Monday that the federal government is expected to conduct an environmental impact study before construction can begin on a $450 to $500 million Woodward Avenue light rail.
A Toyota spokesman says the automaker doesn’t plan to release the results of its probe into complaints of unintended acceleration until the government finishes its own investigations.