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PHOTOS: QLINE (M-1 Rail) Detroit Grand Opening Weekend — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Detroit for the QLINE Grand Opening Festival. QLINE riders will enjoy free rides for our Grand Opening May 12-14. Businesses throughout the Woodward Corridor are also celebrating the start of QLINE operations with promotions beginning May 12. Three festival sites are also offering activities for the entire family at: New Center Park (Grand Boulevard), Wayne State University (Woodward and Warren) and at Campus Martius Park. Downloadable the Schedule at: QLINE Detroit Grand Opening Festivities For more information about Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar, visit www.QLINEDetroit.com.


PHOTOS: M-1 Rail Presents the QLINE Detroit Grand Opening Festival

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Detroit for the QLINE Grand Opening Festival. QLINE riders will enjoy free rides for our Grand Opening May 12-14. Businesses throughout the Woodward Corridor are also celebrating the start of QLINE operations with promotions beginning May 12. Three festival sites are also offering activities for the entire family at: New Center Park (Grand Boulevard), Wayne State University (Woodward and Warren) and at Campus Martius Park. Downloadable the Schedule at: QLINE Detroit Grand Opening Festivities


PHOTOS: Our First Ride on Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was invited to be among the first passengers to ride on Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar. The QLINE will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, May 12 with a special event at Grand Circus Park. The Grand Opening event will begin with a morning press conference featuring elected officials and dignitaries and will be followed by an inaugural first-ride down Woodward Ave. The QLINE will open to the public by Friday afternoon. Free rides will be offered to everyone for the QLINE’s opening weekend from may 12-14 afterRead More


Detroit’s QLINE Begins Service on May 12: What You Need To Know

TweetDETROIT — 60 Years. That’s how long it’s been since Detroit has had an operating streetcar. That’s about to change when the new QLINE begins passenger service on Friday, May 12. Free rides will be offered for everyone during opening weekend. The new QLINE has added $7 billion in development along the Woodward corridor. About two-thirds of the investment along the line is complete, with $2.4 billion planned for the future. It took 10 years to go from the concept phase to passenger operations. “We’re always reinventing and I thinkRead More


WATCH: Our First Ride on Detroit’s New QLine Streetcar (M-1Rail)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was invited to be one of the first passengers on Detroit’s New QLINE Streetcar. The project took 10 years to complete from the concept phase to passenger operations. The new QLINE had added $7 billion in development along the Woodward corridor. Each streetcar weighs 87,000 pounds. It can travel up to 30 mph. QLine is powered by a 750 volt lithium ion battery and runs 60 percent off wire–the greatest portion on the United States. Free rides will be offered to everyone for the QLines opening weekendRead More


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: M-1 Rail (QLine) Construction Nearing Completion in midtown Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE along Woodward Avenue in midtown Detroit. Construction crews are putting the final touches on the rails in preparation for the new M-1 Rail (Qline) system. Line stations still need to be built from the ground up. M-1 RAIL recently began the first of nearly 1,000 tests to be conducted before the start of passenger operations in 2017, operating a small motorized inspection car called a “speeder” to ensure the track is free of obstructions in advance of the first QLINE vehicle delivery. The first passengersRead More


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