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Detroit Streetcar Line Opens

How important is transportation infrastructure to a city? Those who put up the $140 million needed (including $50 million from the Kresge Foundation) to build the new Detroit QLine — an all-electric, zero-emissions streetcar line — are about to find out. The 3.3 mile long route along Detroit’s famed Woodward Avenue opened up to the public on Friday, May 12.