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Old Posted Jun 24, 2018, 1:54 PM
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This Crain's article is kind of another recap of the potential possibility of, and hurdles related to, reviving MCS as a transportation hub and rethinking Michigan Avenue to accommodate autonomous vehicles .

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Ford's depot positions Michigan Avenue for transit corridor
Chad Livengood | Crain's Detroit Business
June 24, 2018

Bill Ford Jr.'s grand vision of developing a "transportation invention corridor" along Michigan Avenue and I-94 that stretches from the Michigan Central Station in Corktown to Dearborn, Willow Run and Ann Arbor is going to require some grand thinking and probably a pile of public and private money.

Mobility is about to go from being a buzzword to a real situational challenge that confronts Ford Motor Co.'s bid to deploy autonomous vehicle technology from a train depot built when some Detroiters were still getting around town by horse and buggy.

Ford has already deployed its Chariot rideshare vans along Michigan Avenue to shuttle employees between its Dearborn headquarters and its first Corktown building — The Factory — in what could be the precursor of having self-driving vehicles running along the avenue in the coming years...
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What's with all the deleted posts??? !!! Can the mods just let an organic conversation happen forgodsakes!!! ???
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https://www.freep.com/story/money/bu...ion/994867002/

Ford to spend 740 million in Corktown
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