Precision Scheduled Railroading: How Conrail Showed the Way

By Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 30, 2019 Before CN or CSX rolled out Precision Scheduled Railroading…

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Michigan Department of Transportation dropping effort to move Greyhound to Detroit Amtrak Station

By Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press; September 19, 2019 Greyhound is staying put. The Michigan Department of Transportation is…

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Regional Transit Authority updates its master transit plan for Southeast Michigan

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; July 15, 2019 After failing to pass a regional transit millage in 2016, the Regional…

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Michigan Central and the rebirth of Detroit

By Jonathan Marcus, BBC News; July 10, 2019 Rick Novasky has never forgotten the day back in the 1980s when…

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Real Estate Insider: Michigan Department Of Transportation gearing up for Amtrak property RFP in Detroit

By Kirk Pinho, Crain’s Detroit Business; June 18, 2019 The Michigan Department of Transportation is nearing a request for proposals…

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Update on historic Michigan Central train station’s transformation into Ford’s Detroit campus

By Benjamin Raven, mlive.com; May 23, 2019 To date, crews working to transform the once-doomed Michigan Central Station into Ford’s…

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Ohio and Michigan: What would it cost for rail service linking Toledo, Detroit, and Ann Arbor?

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; April 16, 2019 Establishing 79-mph passenger trains on a T-shaped network linking Toledo with…

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Investigate new passenger rail between Toledo and Detroit

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; April 8, 2019 Exploring the opening of passenger rail service between Toledo and…

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Detroit studies restoring passenger trains to Michigan Central Station

By Joel Kurth and Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Detroit Journalism Cooperative, Bridge Magazine; April 3, 2019 DETROIT –  More than 30…

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Trans-border: Could passenger train service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; April 1, 2019 There hasn’t been passenger rail connecting Detroit and Toronto since the late…

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Economist: ‘Strong case’ for passenger rail viability to Traverse City, Michigan

BY SHERI MCWHIRTER, Traverse City Record Eagle; November 28, 2018 TRAVERSE CITY — A standing-room-only crowd packed into a library…

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Ford picks architectural, construction partners for Michigan Central Station restoration in Detroit

By Ken Haddad, WDIV ClickOnDetroit.com; November 8, 2018 DETROIT – Ford has announced its architectural and construction partners for the Michigan Central…

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Editorial: Make Toledo-to-Detroit train a reality

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; November 4, 2018 Anyone who has pounded a steering wheel in frustration trying…

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Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments will consider studying rail line between Toledo, Detroit

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; October 30, 2018 Inspired in part by an analysis recently conducted of potential passenger-train…

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In decaying Detroit station, echoes of Buffalo’s Central Terminal

By Mark Sommer, Staff Reporter, The Buffalo News; September 9, 2018 DETROIT – The once-gleaming train station had been a…

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Amtrak Midwest Services Improved for Fall Travel

A press release from Amtrak; August 7, 2018: Easier connections, more pets, bikes & student fares for back-to-school time CHICAGO…

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Entire Amtrak rail network bike friendly in Michigan

A press release from the Michigan Department of Transportation; July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018 – Starting July 25, bicycles…

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Ford is keeping the passenger tracks at Detroit’s Michigan Central Station

By Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press; June 24, 2018 Dave Dubensky has his work cut out for him. The chairman…

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Purchase by Ford of Detroit’s Michigan Central train depot adds new chapter to long history

By Breana Noble, The Detroit News; June 11, 2018 Michigan Central Depot was busy, Bill Worden recalled of his visit…

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It’s official: Morouns sell Detroit’s Michigan Central train station to Ford

By JC Reindl and John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press; June 11, 2018 The long-vacant Michigan Central Station, which for years…

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Detroit’s former Michigan Central train depot ownership transferred to company with ties to Ford

By Phoebe Wall Howard and Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press; May 30, 2018 Ownership of the long-abandoned Michigan Central Station…

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Detroit’s QLine has fewer riders than expected, report says

By Nicquel Terry and Mark Hicks, The Detroit News; May 2, 2018 Detroit — Nearly a year after the QLine debuted with…

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Edsel Ford II: Ford corporate board may vote on Detroit’s Michigan Central train station plan May 10

By CHAD LIVENGOOD, Crain’s Detroit Business; April 30, 2018 Ford Motor Co. board member Edsel B. Ford II said Monday…

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Dan Gilbert, private interests steered Detroit’s QLine plans, study finds

By Lee DeVito, Detroit Metro Times; March 30, 2018 From the vantage point of Metro Times‘ new Midtown office, we’ve…

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If Ford buys Michigan Central Station, what happens to land nearby in Detroit?

By Allie Gross, Detroit Free Press; March 22, 2018 News of Ford’s potential purchase of the long-vacant Michigan Central Station…

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