The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that over $45 million will be awarded to local communities in Michigan and MDOT to modernize and replace aging transit facilities and vehicles. The awards are part of a total of $787 million being awarded across the country.
Seven projects in Michigan will be funded including renovation and expansion of the MSU/East Lansing Amtrak station, vehicle replacements in Grand Haven, Flint, Livingston County and Detroit and providing safer access for bus service in Port Huron.
Arnold Weinfeld is Director of Strategic Initiatves and Federal Affairs for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 or by e-mail.