Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Light Rail In The City

One of the things I LOVED while staying in Cleveland, Ohio for almost a year; was their transit system/light rail system.Their system went  from one end of the city to the other, outside suburban areas, metro airport and even underground a downtown mall. I often thought why can Detroit have this same system. Well after much rumor of a light rail system coming to the city dreams do come true ...
Final route announced for $500M Woodward light-rail project
Detroit— The city moved closer to building a light-rail path up Woodward Avenue on Wednesday, unveiling the route and stops for the project officials hope will reinvigorate the Motor City.
In announcing an agreement between Detroit and the Federal Transportation Administration for the $500 million project, Mayor Dave Bing called the deal a "landmark moment."
Under the agreement, the 19-stop rail system would run from the old State Fairgrounds at Eight Mile south to Congress and then west to Washington Boulevard... read more here.

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