Detroit's U.S. reps push in Washingto...

Detroit's U.S. reps push in Washington to give light rail another chance

There are 5 comments on the Detroit Free Press story from Dec 14, 2011, titled Detroit's U.S. reps push in Washington to give light rail another chance. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

Detroit members of the state's congressional delegation pressed today for reconsideration of a regional transit plan that - for now, at least - puts the prospect of a light-rail line running along Woodward Avenue on the back burner while promoting a wider series of rapid transit bus routes.

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Skeeter

Gaines, MI

#1 Dec 14, 2011
Will the route go to siberria and back ?
Skeeter

Gaines, MI

#2 Dec 14, 2011
(Siberia)
Tony

Northville, MI

#3 Dec 14, 2011
They were talking about this in the 50's and nothing has happened except the talk. Now council president Pugh says the plan can be revived and at least run the light rail to the boulevard. WTF. Even at my advanced senescence I could out run such a contraption from the people mover to the boulevard and stand no more chance of getting mugged than riding and paying.

Detroit has no money to contribute to anything. All they bring to the table is a knife and fork. They stand ready to accept anything whether it survives long term or not. They would be happy to build something and let it sit or bleed resources.
Skeeter

Gaines, MI

#4 Dec 14, 2011
Metro cab is doing well
Xanadu

Gaylord, MI

#5 Dec 15, 2011
Coulda, woulda, shoulda.....yada-yada.....same ol' jazz from decades ago.

They can't run a reliable bus service what makes them think.......ridiculous to say the least.

Use some common sense. Get back to basics.

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