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M-1 Light Rail

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit:

Woodward To Shut Down In July For Detroit Light Rail Construction

A timeline has been set for construction on Detroit’s $140 million light rail project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit:

Detroit Light Rail Project Faces $12 Million Shortfall

A failure to win further federal support could require a redesign of the 3.3-mile project and a scaling back of some elements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

Joe Louis Arena (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

$16M In Loans Awarded For Joe Louis Arena Demolition, Rail Line Construction

A development agency has awarded incentives to further work on Detroit’s light-rail project and tear down The Joe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit:

Contractor: Failed Jail Caused Loss Of M-1 Rail Project; Awarded To Cali. Company

“M-1 chose to begin negotiations with another contractor to avoid being subjected to public criticism. So now, many of the jobs and revenues are going to out-of-state contractors instead of staying in state.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit:

City Reverses Decision: Patio Permits Will Be Issued Along M-1 Project Route

The city of Detroit is backtracking on an earlier decision to deny all patio permits for businesses along the M-1 light rail project route.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013


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