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Amtrak train - file photo. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Spending $551M For Double-Deck Amtrak Rail Cars

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

Summer Road Construction Moving Along On Track

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011

Woodward Light Rail Plans Move Forward

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.

08/02/2010

Toyota: Acceleration Probe Far From Finished

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.

07/15/2010