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Podcast: Will Light Rail Lay Tracks in Motown?

Years ago, the Detroit People Mover was launched, taking riders 2.9 miles around the perimeter of downtown...and that's as close as Detroit ever came to a light rail system.

But now, officials have announced plans to build a light rail line that would run up Woodward Avenue, Detroit's main throughfare, that would theoretically be the beginning of a regional transit system. There is a healthy debate over whether the city could even use such a system, but Sandy Baruah, President and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber says the time is right.

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