Detroit streetcar plan on track for fed aid

Aug 18, 2012 Full story: The Detroit News

Alexandria, Va. -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says Detroit's $137 million streetcar project is on track to win federal backing and he hopes to make a funding announcement soon.

Full Story

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Aug 18, 2012
Is this for real? We already have a useless, boondoggle train to nowhere. It's called the People Mover. Trying to pretend Detroit is not a post-apocalyptic sh*t-hole is a waste of time.

Clinton Township, MI

#2 Aug 19, 2012
lets see we dont have any money.we are broke and owe more money than we take in. o yea lets borrow some more money. where the hell are there brains at.

Akron, OH

#3 Aug 19, 2012
Yes - another example of gevernment stupidity. A streetcar in a city that is one of the worst in the nation. Hope it has bullet proof windows in it.
Big Spender

Chicago, IL

#4 Aug 19, 2012
LaHood brings us the streetcar named "Desire." Such projects are always prized for the direct jobs they bring plus the attendant financial activity. Whether the project is a success is secondary to many. "If you build it, they will come" is their mantra.
kevvy with chevy

Detroit, MI

#5 Sep 10, 2012
Federal government can't pay bills fer themselves. Detroit is only alive because of auto and sport events and special workers have had to take Big pay cut.r u kidding USA taxpayers? Give money only to people who have extensive background checks! Detroit is not a good investment. Trust me!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Macomb County Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Jail guards among highest paid Wayne County emp... (Aug '14) Feb 23 Steve 4
What's increasing Detroit-area water rates? Feb 23 Steve 3
Pit bull bites 3-year-old girl on face in St. C... (Apr '14) Feb 23 Mytexas1 16
Police seeking tips in 14-year-old girl's slaying (Jul '14) Feb 23 Mytexas1 3
Reward offered to catch Easter church thieves (Apr '13) Feb 12 Streetrunner 5
Sandra Loepp hit and run victim (Jan '13) Jan 31 neighbor 3,568
Police Release Sketch Of Person Of Interest In ... (Jul '14) Jan '15 ICU2 4
More from around the web