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July 17, 2013

Six streetcars to be purchased for Detroit project

Whether the Buy America-compliant streetcars will be on-wire or off-wire is still being explored.


August 22, 2012

Detroit rail project announcement coming soon

May be just weeks away. Lawmakers are still debating the creation of a regional transit authority, which would also operate a light rail line in Detroit.


June 27, 2012

Detroit light rail group seeking private operator

Part of the U.S. DOT's requirement for up to $25 million in capital funding is that it wants a list of potential operators for the system.


June 6, 2012

Questions raised about Detroit rail project

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood asked Mayor Dave Bing, Gov. Rick Snyder and members of the private M-1 Rail group about Detroit’s 3.3-mile, $137 million rail line project costs and who would eventually run it.


January 9, 2012

Detroit light rail could get $25M in fed funds

Despite a recent reallocation of a grant to bus rapid transit, the city may receive additional funding for the project.


December 15, 2011

Detroit pulls plug on light rail, favors bus rapid transit

The minimum estimated costs for the light rail project reached $550 million, with no guarantees for operating funding.


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