89.1 WEMU

commuter rail

Railroad
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

A plan to provide rail service between Ann Arbor and Northern Michigan is on track, now that funding has been obtained to conduct a feasibility study on the proposal.


Yousef Rabhi
Patrik Holubik / 89.1 WEMU

Governor Rick Snyder presented a $56.3 billion budget for the State of Michigan's 2018 fiscal year.  But some Democrats, including a State Representative from Ann Arbor, are unimpressed.   


Wally
Courtesy Photo / theride.org

The North-South Commuter Rail, also known as WALLY, is a proposed project that would connect Ann Arbor and Howell with intermediate stops along the way.  A community meeting was held to inform the public on details about the project.


A2TC
Courtesy Photo / groundworkcenter.org

With the unofficial end of the summer travel season, plans are continuing to connect Ann Arbor with Northern Michigan by train.  


Regional Transit Holds Public Meeting In Ann Arbor

Apr 1, 2016
WEMU

The future of regional mass transit was the topic at a meeting in downtown Ann Arbor Thursday night.