M-1 Rail

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Quicken Loans Secures Naming Rights For Detroit’s Light Rail

Quicken has pledged $10 million to the about $140 million project.


Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Dan Gilbert Wins Naming Rights To M-1 Rail Project

Billionaire Dan Gilbert and his company Quicken Loans will be responsible for giving the M-1 Rail its name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2015

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Light Rail Crews To Install Track Around Campus Martius

Officials say work laying the track around the park is expected to start Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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I-94 Shut Down This Weekend For M-1 Rail Construction In Detroit

A section of I-94 in Detroit will be closed in both directions this weekend in Detroit so crews can work on the M-1 Rail project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Burned Vehicle Found In Ditch At M-1 Rail Construction Site In Detroit

A bizarre discovery at a construction site for the M-1 Rail in Detroit has investigators scratching their heads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

A rendering of the M-1 Rail Penske Tech Center (Photo: M-1 RAIL)

Renderings Emerge Of The M-1 RAIL Penske Tech Center

The facility will be located between Bethune and Custer Streets, at the northern end of the 3.3-mile modern streetcar system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2015

Crews removed pavement  along Woodward Avenue from Campus Martius to Adams Street in preparation for track installation.

M-1 Rail Construction To Continue Through Winter

Construction on the M-1 Rail project on Woodward will continue through winter, officials stated.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2014

Despite construction on Woodward for the M-1 Rail project, America's Thanksgiving Parade will march along its traditional route. (By Edward Cardenas)

America’s Thanksgiving Parade Route “Pinched” Due To M-1 Construction [VIDEO]

America’s Thanksgiving Parade will march down Woodward, but due to M-1 construction, there will be three “pinch” points along the route.

CBS Detroit–11/23/2014

The Parade Company unveiled Thursday the new Lear Corporation float. (By Edward Cardenas)

Light Rail Project Impacts Detroit’s Annual Thanksgiving Parade

The route will include “pinch points” where the road narrows past heavy construction, which could obstruct views of the parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2014

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Vendor Chosen To Build, Design Detroit M-1 Streetcars

Several locations in southeastern Michigan are being considered for final assembly of the streetcars, which will be 73 feet long, 13 feet high and 8½ feet wide.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014