News On The "Old" Amtrak Station

The old Amtrak station located at Wealthy St & Market Ave is mentioned in the agenda of the upcoming (2023-09-07) MobileGR meeting:

Speculation: What About Lidding?

In a recent conversations the topic of lidding / capping interstates has come up. This is a topic which comes up occasionally, and was last [AFAIK] semi-seriously discussed during the development of the Michigan St Corridor Plan.

Aside: the first essay form posts on this site was ๐Ÿ‘‰Getting Around & The Michigan St Plan๐Ÿ‘ˆ in March of 2015

Planning Agenda: 2023-09-14

UPDATE 2024-05-15: The project at 59 Commerce Ave. SW has been terminated by the investor, the investor is no pursuing a project on the West Side (600 Bridge St. NW).

Street Concept Design Meeting

Area Of Interest: Valley Ave NW (Fulton St to Bridge St)

Date & Time: Tuesday, August 29, 2023 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: ๐Ÿ‘‰Virtual (Microsoft Teams)๐Ÿ‘ˆ

About/Announcment Page: ๐Ÿ‘‰Valley Ave NW (Fulton St to Bridge St)๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Transit Service Changes For Walker

Route #33

The Rapid will begin operating a weekday express route to the Walker industrial park. The industrial park was previously served by an interline with route #9 (Alpine) - - - which was very confusing.

Route 33 will run hourly from 5:45am - 10:45am and 1:45pm - 5:45pm, Monday through Friday.

On The Agenda: Critter Control, Bees, & Chickens

Rapid's June Ridership

The Rapid's fixed-route ridership increased by 13% in June 2023 relative to June 2022. The strongest growth is in evening (53.6%) and weekend (53.8%) ridership.

Source: July Performance & Productivity Packet



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