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Detroit's new RTA, road funding at the top of Michigan's transportation issues

There is no shortage of transportation issues to discuss here in Michigan.

After 40 years and 23 attempts, metro Detroit finally has a Regional Transportation Authority. 

At the top of Governor Snyder’s agenda is a new road funding bill, but will the legislature provide the funds he says he needs to make the necessary improvements?

Tim Fischer is the deputy policy director at the Michigan Environmental Council and specializes in transportation infrastructure. He helps us sort out some of Michigan’s most pressing transportation issues.

 

This environmental segment of Current State is supported by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. For more news about the Great Lakes environment, go to GreatLakesEcho.org.

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