Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that Michigan will have a mobility officer to coordinate all initiatives related to self-driving and connected cars, an effort she said will ensure the state is the go-to place for testing and producing vehicles of the future.Read More »
A Michigan state panel on Thursday authorized borrowing $3.5 billion to roughly double spending on state road and bridge construction over five years, hours after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the plan in her State of the State speech.Read More »
The Michigan Senate voted on Tuesday to require that a study be done to examine the possibility of collecting tolls along the state's highways, as lawmakers consider ways to boost spending on deteriorating infrastructure.Read More »
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she is working on an alternative roads plan to promote in her second year in office after the Legislature rejected a proposed 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax increase, but she did not release details.Read More »
The Michigan Department of Transportation gave the gravel industry considerable influence in a state-funded study that found looming shortages in materials used to build highways, possibly undermining the report's credibility and wasting taxpayers' money, auditors said Friday.
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