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PHOTOS: Testing underway for Detroit’s new QLine streetcar

TweetDetroit’s new QLine (M-1 Rail) streetcar is undergoing testing before its big launch on May 12, 2017. Watch as the new light rail streetcar makes its way up and down Woodward Avenue in downtown and midtown Detroit. The line will make a 6.6-mile loop around Woodward Avenue. There are 20 stops between Grand Boulevard and Larned Street. Each ride will cost $1.50 when it opens for business on May 12. Streetcars will feature modern amenities air-conditioning, heat and come equipped with bike racks and Wi-Fi. Former WDIV-TV 4 Anchor CarmenRead More


WATCH: Detroit’s new QLine (M-1 Rail) undergoes testing

TweetDetroit’s new QLine (M-1 Rail) streetcar is undergoing testing before its big launch on May 12, 2017. Watch as the new light rail streetcar makes its way up and down Woodward Avenue in downtown and midtown Detroit. The line will make a 6.6-mile loop around Woodward Avenue. There are 20 stops between Grand Boulevard and Larned Street. Each ride will cost $1.50 when it opens for business on May 12. Streetcars will feature modern amenities air-conditioning, heat and come equipped with bike racks and Wi-Fi.  


PHOTOS: QLINE (M-1 Rail) construction continues in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Detroit to check on the progress of the new QLINE (formerly known as the M-1 Rail project). Most of the construction work is focused on the area in and around Campus Martius Park on the southern portion of the rail line. Work is also underway in the Midtown area near Wayne State University. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction along Woodward Avenue during construction. The entire QLINE project is expected to be complete by the fall with streetcar testingRead More


Quicken Loans: QLINE is new name of Detroit’s M-1 Rail Streetcar

TweetDETROIT — QLINE. That’s the new name of the M-1 Rail Streetcar project that’s currently under construction along Woodward Avenue in Detroit. The announcement was made today by Quicken Loans on Twitter. The mortgage company purchased the naming rights for $5 million back in May 2015. The 3.3-mile light rail project will transport passengers from Grand Boulevard in the New Center area south to Congress Street in downtown Detroit. Organizers predict that between 5,000-8,000 riders will use the QLINE each day. “In the upcoming year, QLINE will begin moving ridersRead More