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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Michigan/Ontario: Railcars removed, remediation from acid spill continues after Port Huron-Sarnia derailment

By Annalise Frank, Crain’s Detroit Business; July 8, 2019 The roughly 40 railcars blocking an international tunnel joining Port Huron…

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OPINION: Michael Jones — Train time

By Michael Jones, Gaylord Herald Times; July 5, 2019 For some inexplicable reason, Amtrak’s Blue Water train to Chicago is…

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Port Huron, Michigan/Sarnia, Ontario: Cleanup continues at St. Clair River tunnel derailment

By Paul Morden, The Observer; July 1, 2019 Recovery of sulphuric acid that leaked from one of approximately 40 rail…

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Michigan: 40 train cars derail inside Port Huron-to-Sarnia tunnel

By Chad Livengood and Annalise Frank, Crain’s Detroit Business; June 28, 2019 A Canadian National Railway train derailed early Friday…

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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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Michigan: City looks at Grand Rapids-Holland train idea

By Kate Carlson, Holland Sentinel; June 11, 2019 HOLLAND — Holland City Council will hear about the commuter train proposed…

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Federal grant to help improve railroad tracks throughout Michigan

By Devon Mahieu, UpNorthLive; June 11, 2019 MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) — Three Michigan Congressmen have announced a federal grant to improve…

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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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Amtrak IG investigation leads to settlement

Boeing CEO defends 737 MAX as earnings slip By SAM MINTZ, Politico Morning Transportation; April 25, 2019 AMTRAK IG INVESTIGATION…

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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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Amtrak strands 13-year-old in Battle Creek, Michigan

By Lynsey Mukomel, WOOD TV 8 NBC; April 1, 2019 BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A 13-year-old planned to spend…

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Michigan: Study sees support for Holland-Grand Rapids commuter line

By Heather Walker, WOOD 8 NBC; March 6, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — New results from a survey show…

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Feds raise concerns about high cost of proposed Ann Arbor, Michigan train station

By Ryan Stanton, MLive.com; February 15, 2019 ANN ARBOR, MI – The Federal Railroad Administration has raised concerns about the…

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Keeping the Pere Marquette on track to Grand Rapids, Michigan

By JOHN MATUSZAK, HP Staff Writer, The Herald-Palladium; December 27, 2018 ST. JOSEPH — The Pere Marquette Amtrak train – which…

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Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak dispute delay rail bridge construction in Kalamazoo

By Jacob Berent, Newschannel 3 WWMT; November 28, 2018 OSHTEMO, Mich. — A disagreement between Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak…

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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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Michigan: Ann Arbor train station project costs adding up, frustrations aired

By Ryan Stanton, mlive.com; October 19, 2018 ANN ARBOR, MI – Ann Arbor has been planning for a new Amtrak…

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