A new report from the Michigan Environmental Council says that a coast to coast train in Michigan could be in our future. We talk to Liz Treutel, Transportation Policy Associate with the MEC, about the vision for a new passenger rail system in the state.
There’s an old, rundown wooden building in mid-Michigan that’s part of local train lore, and the Lansing Model Railroad Club wants to save it from destruction. Current State’s Kevin Lavery has the story.
Last week, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced that it plans to study the viability of a passenger rail service that would connect Holland, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit. The study has been mandated in the state’s 2015 budget.