Detroit streetcar plan on track for f...

Detroit streetcar plan on track for fed aid

There are 5 comments on the The Detroit News story from Aug 18, 2012, titled Detroit streetcar plan on track for fed aid. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

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.

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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

Toledo, OH

#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!

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