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August 30, 2012

MBTA, MDOT board members asked to reapply

The recently approved MBTA bailout law, which sent $49 million to the financially struggling transit authority, included a provision to create a new transportation board.


June 25, 2012

Indian Trails, MDOT launch ‘hearing loop’ tech in fleet

Enables some hearing aids to amplify a single source of sound. Installed on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.


November 22, 2011

High-speed projects receive funds

California’s grant will go toward the initial construction set to begin next year in Fresno. Meanwhile, Michigan's funds will go toward improvements that will allow for speeds up to 110 mph on 77% of Amtrak’s Wolverine and Blue Water services between Detroit and Chicago.


October 10, 2011

Michigan awarded $197M for track, signal upgrades

Funds will support track and signal improvements between Detroit and Kalamazoo, Mich., which will allow for speeds of up to 110 mph on 77 percent of Amtrak’s Wolverine and Blue Water services between Detroit and Chicago, resulting in a 30-minute reduction in travel time between those destinations.


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