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Farmington to present details of downtown parking study on Monday

At long last, the long-term parking study for downtown Farmington is set to be released at a public meeting Monday.

District Lofts in Birmingham switches from for-sale to rental

The District Lofts in Birmingham are changing direction from for-sale to for-lease units to accomodate the volatile changes in the market.

MDOT set to improve Main Street for Dearborn's West Dowtown

Dearborn's West Downtown is about preparing for construction, as work crews begin repairing large sections of Michigan Avenue next week.

TRU's Transit 101 workshop to discuss Woodward light rail, other transit projects

Wanna know the latest on Metro Detroit's light rail and commuter rail projects? Then get on down to TRU's Transit 101 meeting on Wednesday evening where those projects will be discussed in depth by people in the know.

More people take to rails as Amtrak ridership goes up in Metro Detroit

Ridership on Amtrak trains is up 5 percent throughout Michigan with the biggest increase coming on the Wolverine line, connecting Pontiac, Detroit and Chicago.

Rallies and meetings attempt to advance mass transit discussion

Improving mass transit options (and providing a better variety of them) will be the center of conversation at a couple of public meetings and rallies this week and next.

Farmington to hold final public info meeting for streetscape vote

There is one last chance for Farmington residents to ask questions about the proposed downtown streetscape improvement project before deciding whether to approve it on Tuesday's election. The meeting will be held early Friday evening.

Ann Arbor DDA exploring options for Fifth Ave underground parking garage

Local leaders in Ann Arbor are trying to see how best to shuffle more cars into the proposed underground parking structure on Fifth Avenue. Right now plans call for 500 parking spaces and those plans are set to go before the city in September.

Dearborn expects commuter rail station to push economic development

City officials are working on another way to get into Dearborn, this time it's a commuter rail station for the Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail line.

Transit-oriented development subject du jour in upcoming meetings

Transit-oriented-development is a phrase being tossed around more and more in Metro Detroit. It will also be the focus of two meetings this month held by the Urban Land Institute and the Sierra Club.

WALLY commuter line 16 months and $32 million away from pulling into station

Come on ride that train, and ride it. That's what Washtenaw and Livingston County resident could be doing by 2010 as the people behind the U.S. 23 commuter rail line (commonly known as WALLY) digest the findings of a feasibility study on the initiative.

Pontiac works to finish Phase II of Clinton River Trail expansion into downtown

The Clinton River Trail is making its way through Pontiac. Phase II of the extension will push through downtown.

SEMCOG, train companies reviewing latest study for Detroit-Ann Arbor line

The Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail line has taken another small step forward in its long journey to becoming a reality. The line could be up and running by late 2009 or 2010.

Farmington set to release downtown parking study at end of month

Parking in downtown Farmington is on its way to becoming easier. The city's DDA is expected to release a long-term parking study next week.

TRU pushes transit debate to the forefront with rallies and events

As if skyrocketing gas prices weren't enough of a reminder on how important mass transit is, Transportation Riders United is working to bring the issue to the forefront of Metro Detroit's to-do list this summer. It's starting with a transit rally in Oak Park on Monday.
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