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"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Motorists who drive on South Westnedge in the Vine neighborhood have probably noticed the bright crosswalk signs in the road at the intersection with Ranney Street. The new signs, installed at 10 crosswalks throughout Southwest Michigan, are part of a joint research project by the Michigan Department of Transportation and Western Michigan University." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette

"Amtrak trains that travel through Battle Creek will hit speeds of 110 mph within three years, Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Rail Director Tim Hoeffner said." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Pedal Pubs" Now Legal in Michigan

Jul 16, 2015
WMUK

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed bills into law allowing “pedal pubs” to operate in Michigan. 

"Lansing — Amtrak and the state expect to have a speed control safety system along 283 miles of tracks in a year and a half as part of their effort to get faster passenger trips averaging a little more than four hours between Detroit and Chicago." (Detroit News)

Public meetings will be held across the state this summer to discuss a potential passenger rail line connecting Metro Detroit to Holland. (WDET)

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