One of the core purposes of transit is to connect people to jobs. Nationally, half of all transit trips are to get to work. So the first in a series evaluating our region’s current and potential future regional transit will…
Southeast Michigan has a recommended plan for how to build rapid transit on the full 27 mile length of Woodward Avenue! If built, this Bus-Rapid Transit would provide frequent, attractive service to many major destinations along this essential corridor.
Although much of the proposed Woodward BRT follows best-practices of running in dedicated lanes, as currently proposed, the BRT would move off Woodward through midtown Detroit and potentially sharing traffic lanes on Cass and John R instead.
The RTA’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) recommends “a Mainline / All-Woodward alignment between Grand Boulevard and Grand Circus Park, running in a dedicated facility.”
A huge thank you to Michael Ford and to everyone who came to TRU’s fall meeting November 10 to see him!
It was a great opportunity to hear about Michael’s goals and plans as well as to catch up with old friends and to make new ones.