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July 24, 2014

SMART officials say future of bus system rides on tax vote

Agency, which hasn’t sought a millage in more than a decade, says the 0.59 mills would reap $27 million a year to pay for new buses and repairs to old ones and to help balance the system’s $110 million budget.


May 22, 2014

Mich. RTA votes to hire Ann Arbor chief, Ford for CEO post

Michael G. Ford, CEO of Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, recently celebrated the passage of the agency's public transportation millage.


March 27, 2014

Detroit's SMART needs tax hike to keep operating, agency says

Agency officials say if hike doesn't go through, bus fleet will not be able to operate beyond 2015.


March 26, 2014

Detroit streetcar to receive $10 million state loan

The money will serve as a sort of bridge loan to help free up some of the money from longer-term pledges.


October 3, 2013

PB wins Detroit streetcar contract

Will assist the City of Detroit with reviews of the project’s design plans, criteria manual, and specifications. The firm will also act as the city’s representative for quality assurance during construction of the project.


September 23, 2013

Mich. U. buses to travel to Detroit

The university hopes to provide a more efficient transportation option for students to get to areas in Detroit where it has invested financial and educational resources to broaden student experiences.


August 6, 2013

M-1 Rail awards Stacy and Witbeck contract

Company will begin pre-construction work including assisting with the development of the maintenance of traffic strategy; reviewing design plans and provide input; and more.


June 6, 2013

Indian Trails adds new route

The new Indian Trails Michigan service will make twice-daily stops in Bay City, Saginaw, Flint, Pontiac, Southfield and Detroit.


November 29, 2012

Mich. Senate approves transit legislation

The five-bill package calls for the creation of a Metro Detroit regional transit authority and would give that authority the power to seek voter approval for a vehicle registration fee or millage to fund a modern public transportation system.


November 28, 2012

Detroit breaks ground on $6.2M transit facility

The multimodal transit facility in Troy will utilize an existing rail line and is part of a comprehensive plan to connect Metro Detroit and Chicago.


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