DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, two county executives and a commissioner from Washtenaw County say they support proposed legislation that could lead to expanding regional transit.
Revisions to Michigan’s Municipal Partnership Act would allow Detroit and Wayne, Oakland and Washtenaw counties to enter into a transit agreement prior to a ballot proposal for a property tax increase. The bill is pending before the House Transportation committee.READ MORE: Ford Adding 450 Jobs To Meet Demand For New Electric Truck
Duggan, Washtenaw Commission Chair Jason Morgan, Wayne and Oakland executives Warren Evans and Dave Coulter said Monday they back the proposal which is pending before a House committee.READ MORE: Michigan TV Weatherman Out After Refusing To Get Vaccine
If approved, Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland and Detroit would be able to work with a regional authority to negotiate a partnership. Macomb County could join later.MDOT Update: Ramp Closures On I-94, I-275 As Part Of Rebuilding I-275 Project
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