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September 16, 2014

U.S. DOT announces $12.2 million for M-1 RAIL in Detroit

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined local, state and federal government officials, private donors and the Detroit community at a “Track Signing Ceremony” in Detroit to announce the TIGER grant for the M-1 RAIL project.


August 27, 2014

M-1 project awards $40M in contracts to local and minority businesses

Detroit-based companies, along with women, minority and disadvantaged business enterprises, have been awarded nearly 30% of the construction and concurrent road work for the M-1 RAIL streetcar project.


July 29, 2014

Detroit's M-1 streetcar starts construction

Is the first public streetcar line in the U.S. being supported by a public-private partnership comprised of foundations; corporations; and local, county, state and federal governments.


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.


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