A day after plans were scrapped for a new light rail system that would run along Woodward in Detroit, a prominent local businessman is saying “Not so fast.”
Gov. Rick Snyder says improving passenger and freight rail service is “vital to Michigan’s future.”
Detroit City Council will meet privately with Mayor Dave Bing on Wednesday to discuss several issues, including city finances.
The head of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation says he supports the idea of extending a light rail system planned for Detroit beyond 8 Mile Road.
After years of talking, is a light rail system on Woodward Avenue in Detroit about to become a reality?
Light rail has been talked about for years in Detroit, but Wednesday afternoon the issue goes before the City Council.
Details of a proposed light rail project along Woodward Avenue in Detroit will be presented during a neighborhood meeting at a church along the planned route.
Folks had the opportunity to voice their opinions about the Woodward Avenue Light Rail Transit Project on Saturday, during one of two different sessions.
Michigan and Detroit officials have signed a deal for spending $25 million on a 3.4-mile, 12-station light rail line between the city’s downtown and Grand Boulevard in the New Center business district.
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.
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