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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.  No 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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