Meeting Calendar

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
News & EVENTS
  • 10.23.14

    Locally Preferred Alternative

    The Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for Woodward Avenue is currently under review by local, state, and federal partners. View the draft LPA document.

    A final LPA document will be available by the end of October 2014.

  • 05.20.14

    Locally Preferred Alternative

    The Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for Woodward Avenue was presented to the Steering Committee on May 20, 2014. A handout endorsing the LPA was distributed to attendees.

  • 05.11.14

    Grand Rapids bets on the success of its new bus system

    The transit system serving metro Grand Rapids is staking nearly $40 million and its reputation on a bus system mimicking light rail that it says will compete successfully with the automobile in getting people from the southern suburbs to downtown More details....

  • 12.13.13

    December Public Meetings

    Thank you to all who attended the Woodward AA December 2013 series of public meetings. For those who participated and those who were unable to attend, the information presented at the public meetings is available in the Document Library. View station locations, alignments, and cross sections that are currently under consideration, as well as the tentative project schedule. Stay tuned for more information, including the public meeting PowerPoint presentation with narration, which will be posted to the website soon.

  • 06.14.13

    Community Meetings Held in April

    For those who were not able to attend our recent series of public meetings, or would like to share information with friends, please visit our Get Involved/Stay Informed Section to view material presented at the April public meetings. Approximately 250 members of the public joined us between April 17-30, 2013, to share their thoughts and questions on the new Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Alternatives Analysis Study. After reviewing the meeting materials, feel free to submit your comments or questions on the website for consideration as well. * We are not equipped to answer questions individually but will update the FAQ section to reflect frequently asked questions periodically. View meeting materials....

  • 05.10.13

    Grand Rapids hopes $34M rapid transit buses take off in region

    The birth of bus rapid transit in Michigan didn't occur in the Motor City but in this growing health-care hub region where officials hope commuters will crave the system and generate millions in economic development. More details....

  • 12.18.12

    Public Meetings Held in December

    For those who were not able to attend our recent series of public meetings, or would like to share information with friends, please visit our Public Involvement Section to view material presented at our kick-off series of public meetings. Over 260 members of the public joined us between December 3-15, 2012, to share their thoughts and questions on the new Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Alternatives Analysis Study. Over 70 attendees provided comments that we will consider during the development and evaluation of alternatives. After reviewing the meeting materials, feel free to submit your comments or questions on the website for consideration as well. * We are not equipped to answer questions individually but will update the FAQ section to reflect frequently asked questions periodically.View meeting materials.....

  • 11.04.12

    SEMCOG conducting the Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Alternatives Analysis (AA) project

    The alternatives analysis will review rapid transit options for a 27-mile corridor along Woodward Avenue from downtown Detroit to downtown Pontiac. The study area includes Cities of Detroit, Highland Park, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, and Pontiac. Read More...

Overview

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is conducting the Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Alternatives Analysis (AA) project. The alternatives analysis will review rapid transit options for a 27-mile corridor along Woodward Avenue from downtown Detroit to downtown Pontiac. The study area includes Cities of Detroit, Highland Park, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, and Pontiac. Learn More »

Study Area

View Larger Map »