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Passenger rail study would reach statewide

Biggest costs would be upgrading lines and procuring new trains.

July 4, 2014
Reconnecting Holland, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit via passenger rail might become more than wishful thinking. Read More

Traffic forecast: Open, then closed

July 2, 2014
You want the good news, or the bad? Read More

State studies Holland-Detroit passenger rail

June 20, 2014
| By AP
The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to study whether it's viable to operate a passenger rail service between Holland and Detroit — with stops in Grand Rapids and Lansing. Read More

Legislature accelerates road funding package

May 30, 2014
Transportation in Michigan is at a momentous — but potholed — crossroads. Read More

More motorists seriously injured in construction zones

But the state says fewer were killed last year.

LANSING — Serious injuries from Michigan road construction crashes are on the rise, although the actual number of crashes, deaths and all injuries has dipped. Read More

MDOT looks at options for U.S. 131 and I-96

Study is limited in scope, which is disappointing to some.

March 28, 2014
Earlier this month the Michigan Department of Transportation held two public meetings to gather feedback regarding stretches of U.S. 131 and I-96. Read More

Look and listen before spending on projects that don’t serve public needs

March 28, 2014
Transportation issues are certainly a focus point in regional (and state) planning this year, bringing to the forefront initiatives and plans discussed for almost a decade — and bringing back discussion of old errors. Read More

MDOT plans $15M in roadwork

January 3, 2014
For motorists who have been unhappy with the condition of West Michigan’s roads, help is on the way. Read More

MDOT suspends work zones for Labor Day weekend

August 30, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to make travel easier for motorists this Labor Day weekend by lifting traffic restrictions on 96 of 140 projects statewide. Read More

Regional MDOT partnership on the right road

August 9, 2013
Michigan Department of Transportation Grand Region representatives updated Grand Valley Metropolitan Council members on planned road improvement projects for the coming year. Read More