Monday, January 9, 2012

Detroit light rail

  • Detroits proposed light rail system -- back from the grave more times than a character on As The World Turns-- would be revived as a shorter, 3.4-mile line that doesnt come close to the citys suburbs, Michigan Gov.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • We're still 87 days away from knowing if the M1 light rail plan will be revived as a component of the proposed regional bus rapid transit system, but U.S.
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  • United States Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood, Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing met Friday to discuss a million-dollar mass transit project.
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  • Dont get us wrong, a rapid transit bus is a great idea for the metro Detroit region.
  • (Metromode Media)
  • Rumors began to swirl in recent days that Detroits Woodward light rail project was on the chopping block because of the hopeless fever swamp that is the citys financial situation. Turns out, the scuttlebutt was true.
  • (Crain's Detroit Business)
  • DETROIT -- The mass transit community here was almost spluttering with rage last week. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood officially ended its decadeslong dream.
  • (Toledo Blade)
  • Otherwise, no transit system -- light rail, rapid transit buses or two-seater bicycles -- can move forward. Legislators will introduce a bill early next year to create such an authority, which must rid suburban Detroit of its crazy opt-out system.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • The Nissan Pathfinder concept, revealed today at the Detroit auto show, demonstrates the possibility The new SUV should still be able to manage "light" off-roading — think rural or snowy trails, rather than rock-hopping adventures.
  • (Automobile)
  • Hazel Park I agree with your editorial that the light rail system should be extended farther north of Detroit, but I don't think that is thinking big enough. I think it should go all the way up to Mackinaw City and possibly even up to Sault Ste Marie.
  • (The Oakland Press)

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