Troy Transit Center opens

troy-transit-center-1On October 14, officials cut the ribbon to open the Troy Transit Center, near the intersection of Maple and Coolidge Roads. People will be able to access intercity rail service, regional bus routes and taxis from the new center. A bridge over the railway line provides a barrier-free non-motorized link to the rail platform in Birmingham. The $6.3 million facility is included as a hub in the Detroit Regional Mass Transit plan (DRMT).troy-transit-center-2First conceived in 1993, the project resulted from sustained, thoughtful and innovative planning. CWA guided Troy’s 2008 master plan, which commits the city to transit-oriented development, with a multi-modal facility playing a prominent role.Find details in this Detroit News story.