Ray LaHood

US OKs $150M Toward Chicago-Detroit Fast Train

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he’s awarded $150 million to Michigan to buy a rail line for high-speed passenger service between Chicago and Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

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$25M Grant Will Go Into Woodward Rail Project

Mayor Dave Bing calls it a “landmark moment” in Detroit’s effort to bring light rail service to the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

US Representative John Dingell, Governor Rick Snyder, Mayor of Detroit Dave Bing, US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, US Senator Carl Levin, with the check given from US Department of Transportation to the State of Michigan for the rail project. (credit: MDOT)

Big Money For High-Speed Rail In Michigan

The train trip from Detroit to Chicago will get a lot faster in the coming years, thanks to some federal funding announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011


Transportation Secretary In Town Monday For ‘Major Announcement’

LaHood is expected to be joined by top city officials at Detroit’s Amtrak station Monday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2011

LaHood: Make I-73 Priority From Michigan To SC

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says his department will help make Interstate 73 a reality but it must also be a priority for states from Michigan to South Carolina. Several media outlets report LaHood made […]


More Money For Detroit Light Rail

The Detroit public relations firm Berg Muirhead has issued invitations to an appearance in Detroit by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next week. According to area media reports and posts on area Internet forums, he’ll […]