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Detroit DOT unveils 7 new buses

Bus| January 9, 2015

Two federal grants totaling $38 million are paying for the buses, 31 of which will have arrived by the end of February, with an additional 49 expected to arrive beginning in April, according to the city. The first seven new buses, which will have security cameras installed, are expected to be in service in the next two weeks.

M-1 Rail finalizes tax credit funding for Detroit streetcar

Rail| December 24, 2014

The deal, with agreements totaling $40 million, marks the first time that New Markets Tax Credit Financing have been used to fund a public transportation initiative.

Accessibility| September 22, 2014

U. of Michigan shuttle looks to increase ridership

The Detroit Connector, now in its second year of operation after being renewed as a part of the University’s Detroit Center budget, made its first journey of this year Sept. 18 running on grant money. The service is free, and the Connector staff plans to keep it that way for as long as possible, though a $5 donation per ride is suggested.
Accessibility| 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.
Rail| 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.
Rail| 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.
Accessibility| July 24, 2014

SMART officials say future of bus system rides on tax vote

Agency, which hasn’t sought a millage in more than a decade, says the 0.59 mills would reap $27 million a year to pay for new buses and repairs to old ones and to help balance the system’s $110 million budget.
Management & Operations| 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.
Bus| May 22, 2014

Mich. RTA votes to hire Ann Arbor chief, Ford for CEO post

Michael G. Ford, CEO of Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, recently celebrated the passage of the agency's public transportation millage.
Bus| May 8, 2014

Transit officers start riding Detroit buses

The city placed officers from its new Transit Police force on its most troubled routes and is working to hire at least 30 more officers to supplement the unit. The effort follows a growing number of attacks on drivers and between passengers.

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