M-1 Rail

M-1 Rail

M-1 Rail

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Company Description

M-1 RAIL is a non-profit organization formed in 2007 to lead the design, construction, and future operation of a 3.3-mile circulating streetcar along Woodward Avenue between Congress Street and West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. M-1 RAIL is an unprecedented public-private partnership and model for regional collaboration Notably, the first major transit project being led and funded by both private businesses, philanthropic organizations, in partnership with local government, the State of Michigan, and U.S. Department of Transportation.

In The News
Crain's Detroit Business
May 7, 2018
A year later, QLine delays still plague streetcar
The Detroit News
May 3, 2018
QLine short of expectations
The Detroit News
December 29, 2017
QLine to permanently extend night hours
Detroit Free Press
September 22, 2017
QLINE riders dip as freebies end
Executives & Employees

Chief Operating Officer, Vice President & Assistant Secretary

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Vice President, Marketing, External Relations & Comm.

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Communications Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Penske Automotive Group, Inc.

Chairman at Rock Holdings, Inc.

Director of Michigan Programs at W. K. Kellogg Foundation

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Kresge Foundation

Chief Executive Officer at The Downtown Detroit Partnership

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Invest Detroit Foundation

President at Midtown Detroit, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Detroit Economic Growth Association

President, Healthcare Operations & Chief Operating Officer at Henry Ford Health System, Inc.

Former Professional at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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Dykema Gossett PLLC provides legal services. The company serves corporations, middle-market and emerging companies. Its client base includes individuals, publicly held corporations, privately held companies, limited and general partnerships, associations, hospitals and managed care networks, banks and financial institutions and retailers. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Legal Advisor

Patton Boggs LLP provides legal services. Its practice areas include public policy, litigation, business law, administrative and regulatory, and intellectual property, each encompassing a range of specific areas of concentration. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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The Downtown Detroit Partnership Other Business & Consulting Services | DETROIT , MI

Downtown Detroit Partnership is a partnership of corporate, civic and philanthropic leaders that supports advocates and develops programs and initiatives designed to create a clean, safe, and inviting Downtown Detroit.

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