Detroit Announces Winners of the City:One Challenge
DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2020 – After working collaboratively with residents in Detroit to identify transportation challenges and propose new ways to improve mobility in their communities, the city of Detroit announces the winning pilot proposals for the City:One Michigan Central Station Challenge.
Mercy Education Project, AbleLink Smart Living Technologies, as well as a team that includes the Downtown Detroit Partnership, DTE and local artists have been chosen as winners of the City:One Challenge. The three teams will split $250,000 in funding to test the implementation of their proposals in a real-world setting as they aim to improve mobility in the communities surrounding Michigan Central Station.
Mercy Education Project is a nonprofit charitable organization that proposed the creation of Rock City Mobility Stations, which would increase access to information and various types of mobility options.
Finally, a team comprised of the Downtown Detroit Partnership, DTE and local artists proposed improving the safety and walkability of the Michigan Avenue Bridge over the Lodge Freeway to better connect Corktown and Southwest Detroit to the downtown area.
Jan 28, 2020 at 19:09