Sustainability

Experts pitch 'future' ideas to U. of Mich.

Posted on March 15, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich — A variety of experts, describing transit systems including monorails, aerial rail systems, personal rapid transit systems and advanced bus systems, pitched their ideas to the University of Michigan at its "Future Transportation" forum last week. Options ranged in price from tens of millions of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an AnnArbor.Com report. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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