Woodward Light Rail
A proposed passenger rail system running from downtown Detroit to the city’s New Center area won’t get a $25 million grant that supporters were seeking, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said.
“It’s official, it’s economical, it’s fast. I mean… what’s the knock on light rail? What’s wrong with it?” Detroit businesswoman Denise Ilitch asked on Charlie Langton’s morning show.
Word is expected to come on Wednesday that plans for a light rail system along Woodward are being scrapped in favor of a rapid-transit bus system.
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.
At least five Detroit City Council members are attending the 2011 Mackinac Policy Conference this week.
It’s been talked about and dreamed about for years; now, a light rail system for Detroir appears on the verge of reality.
Some local groups want to make sure Detroiters clearly understand the proposed Woodward Light Rail project.