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Woodward Light Rail

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: m-1rail.com)

Below-Ground Work Starts On Detroit Light Rail

Below-ground utility relocation is underway on a 3.3-mile light rail system that will run from Detroit’s downtown riverfront to the city’s New Center area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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

Why Was A Local Bid On The Woodward Rail Project Rejected?

The head of the M-1 rail project is denying claims that a contractor lost out on work as a result of being caught up in the failed jail debacle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2013

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

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

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Detroit Bets On Uncertainty Of Woodward Rail, New Arena

It may be too broke to pay its bills or even respond to 911 calls on time, but Detroit is still thinking big.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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

Feds Approve $140M Woodward Light Rail Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given final clearance to developers of a privately managed Detroit streetcar line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

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

Detroit Gets $25M In Federal Funding For Woodward Light Rail

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood said it’s “a day of celebration for the city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

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

Snyder, LaHood To Announce $25M For Woodward Light Rail

Officials later this week are expected to make an announcement about a trainload of federal money heading to Detroit for the Woodward Light Rail project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

Heading south on Woodward Avenue into the city. (credit: WWJ/Marisa Fusinski)

Public Input Sought On Woodward Mass Transit Plan

Residents along the Woodward Avenue corridor are being asked for their input at a series of hearings starting Monday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

US Transit Chief: Metro Detroit Must ‘Get Its Act Together’

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he’s ready to start funding a light rail passenger line and fast bus lines in the Detroit area if state and regional officials can finally work together on ending the metro area’s status as the nation’s largest without mass transit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

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