February 5, 2014

Grand Rapids resurrects downtown streetcar plans

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Rapid public transit system is resurrecting a six-year-old study of a downtown streetcar line, and plans to revise the vision and pursue funding by the summer, according to an MLive.com report.

The agency is paying HDR Inc. $293,895 to refine the 2008 study, which envisioned a $79 million, three-mile route, updating what an electric streetcar line would cost and how the money could come together, the report stated. For the full story, click here.

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