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Ann Arbor’s new “FlexRoute” dynamic shoulder lanes

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently opened flexroute lanes along a nine mile segment of US 23 north of Ann Arbor. This was done as a cost saving alternative ($92 million) to three-laning the freeway ($400 million) through this … Continue reading

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Envisioning the ultimate carpool lot

Here in Michigan we tend to love our cars. ┬áNo big surprise there. While one can successfully argue that most of our state (with some notable exceptions) is not a top-notch contender when it comes to mass transit, it would … Continue reading

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