A float designed by eighth grader Naomi West won the Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest and her idea turned into a float for America's Thanksgiving Parade. (By Edward Cardenas)

Student Designed Float Brought To Life For Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)

A float based on the winning picture in the the Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest was revealed Wednesday at The Parade Company.

CBS 62–11/19/2014

The Parade Company will reveal Thursday the newest float in America's Thanksgiving Parade. It will lead the parade, and precede the arrival of Santa Claus. (By Edward Cardenas)

Parade Company To Reveal New Thanksgiving Parade Float

The public is invited to today’s reveal in front of the Spirit of Detroit of the newest float in America’s Thanksgiving Parade.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2014

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

Artist rendering of the M-1 Rail when completed. (Source: M-1 Rail)

Workers Begin Laying First Segments Of Rail For M-1 Track

M-1 rail crews will begin dragging the first pieces of 560 foot, four-ton sections of rail into place along the downtown portion of the Woodward Avenue route.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2014

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

M-1 Streetcar Rails Arrive In Detroit

Trucks have delivered a shipment of rail for the M-1 Rail project in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–08/14/2014

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

Woodward Reduced To Three Lanes Over I-94 As M-1 Rail Project Continues

Traffic on Woodward Avenue over I-94 in Detroit has been reduced to three lanes as construction continues on the M-1 rail project.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

Artist rendering of the M-1 Rail when completed. (Source: M-1 Rail)

M-1 To Bring Benefits To Woodward, Beyond (VIDEO)

Officials with M-1 Rail see the project as a “catalyst” for the Detroit region and unique in the country.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2014

Construction is scheduled to start Monday on Woodward for the M-1 Rail project. (By Edward Cardenas)

M-1 Construction Begins Monday On Woodward (VIDEO)

Construction begins Monday on the first leg of the 3.3 mile route of the M-1 Rail. Woodward, between Adams to Campus Martius will be closed to traffic.

CBS Detroit–07/27/2014

Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver While Crossing Woodward

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in midtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

Campus Martius Tree

Festive Attractions Through the Eyes of a Detroit Musician

The future of Detroit is looking super bright…literally. Have you seen the colorful lights up and down Woodward Avenue? The holiday spirit is in the air!

CBS 62–12/12/2013



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