Macomb County is on board. Detroit believes it can happen. Oakland County, Wayne and Washtenaw will represent. Each had representatives attending last week's 2011 Southeast Michigan Regional Summit.
"Citing statistics that show $1 of public investment in regional transportation corridors leads to $6 in private funds, Flynn said: "Regional transportation is worth the investment."
The summit featured a panel of speakers from Denver discussing that area's Regional Transportation District and its ambitious expansion efforts for light rail. This year's event, formerly the Tri-County Summit, was hosted by Macomb County commissioners and included representatives from St. Clair and Washtenaw counties, as well as those from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties and the City of Detroit."
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