Feds say they still aren't sold on De...

Feds say they still aren't sold on Detroit's streetcar plan

There are 4 comments on the Planning story from Jun 5, 2012, titled Feds say they still aren't sold on Detroit's streetcar plan. In it, Planning reports that:

By Matt Helms, Detroit Free Press June 4--The plan for a 3.3-mile light rail line on Woodward Avenue hit a red light this morning when top U.S. transportation officials told local backers of the plan that the feds still aren't convinced Detroit's streetcar plan is ready to go over the long haul.

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Rincon, GA

#1 Jun 5, 2012
They argue over bus fare as it is ?

Lakeland, MI

#2 Jun 5, 2012
... they all smell like pocorn too.

Livonia, MI

#3 Jun 5, 2012
The streetcar named "Desire."

Bing and other politicians just want to keep Detroit on the map with new stuff. It doesn't have to fit any real plan. The People Mover is a huge financial bust. The streetcar plan will be a grander bust, more busty if you will.

In the pipe dream, these folks can see adding to the 3.1 miles and going to 6-8 Mile Roads. Then run that baby to Pontiac. Pretty soon, all roads lead to Detroit, the destination city.
Bernhard Goetz

Secaucus, NJ

#4 Jun 5, 2012
This is a mighty fine idea. I'll be riding in the back seat with the newspaper over my hands.

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