News Tagged With: m-1-rail
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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.


September 10, 2014

Detroit's M-1 Streetcar earns $12M FTA Tiger grant

The funding, which had been anticipated by M-1 officials, helps to plug what could have been a hole in funding for the streetcar line’s estimated $140-million construction cost and its operating revenues later.


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.


June 27, 2014

Construction on M-1 rail project to begin next month

Meanwhile, M-1 officials say they are down to two streetcar vendors and should be receiving proposals for “the best and final” offers in the next few weeks.


June 18, 2014

UPDATED: Detroit streetcar facing $12M shortfall

A two-page letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned the project urgently needs additional grant money to proceed, but said it would survive without the funds, though; it would have to be scaled back.


September 4, 2013

M1 Rail to issue streetcars RFP by October

Contracts already awarded include URS Corp. for design work; HNTB Corp. to act as the owner's representative on the project; and Stacy and Witbeck Inc., to be the project's construction manager and general contractor.


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.


April 23, 2013

M-1 Rail project receives FTA clearance

The project is now allowed to move forward to the next phases of design, right-of-way acquisition and construction. This is the last approval step under the National Environmental Policy Act process.


April 5, 2013

Detroit looking at bus rapid transit

Planners are seeking public input on a proposed 27-mile route that would operate along the proposed 3.4-mile Woodward Avenue light rail project.


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