Woodward Light Rail

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

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

US Transit Chief Denies Grant For Detroit 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

Denise Ilitch and Cindy Goodaker appears on Charlie Langton's morning show. (credit: CBS Detroit)

Denise Ilitch: What’s Wrong With Light Rail?

“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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012

Artist Rendering

Plans For Light Rail System Reportedly Being Scrapped

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

Artist Rendering

How Far Should Detroit Light Rail Project Extend?

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

Woodward Rail To Break Ground This Year

After years of talking, is a light rail system on Woodward Avenue in Detroit about to become a reality?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

City Council To Discuss Woodward Light Rail Project

Light rail has been talked about for years in Detroit, but Wednesday afternoon the issue goes before the City Council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

Detroit City Council (WWJ Photo, File)

City Council Members Attend Mackinac Conference

At least five Detroit City Council members are attending the 2011 Mackinac Policy Conference this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011