M-1 Rail (Qline) Detroit Light Rail Vehicle
Key Business Needs
Detroit needed mass transit to serve the Woodward Corridor, an area with more than $7 billion in new investment that has poured into or is planned for 211 development projects on either side of the streetcar’s path.
NexLyte, Inc. – Telecom Engineering Consultants’s designs included a system-wide fiber optic network, radio system, emergency call boxes, public address, CCTV, AVL, and variable message signs at stations and the Vehicle Storage Maintenance and Control Facility.
Key Business Benefits
Providing needed transit along the Woodward Corridor, the $180 million M-1 RAIL project acted as a catalyst for economic development. The QLINE and has provided an attractive reason to develop and redevelop a dilapidated section of Detroit.