$15 million Detroit Transportation Center to be named after Rosa Parks

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The Detroit Department of Transportation on Friday plans to break ground on the 25,000-square-foot, $15 million center, expected to be complete within 18 months. The center, expected to occupy two city blocks between Grand River and Michigan avenues, will have a climate-controlled waiting area, taxi stands, retail services and transit-police offices.

“This center is a part of our efforts to make services better and more efficient for our customers who use public transit in Detroit,” Kilpatrick said in a statement. Rosa Parks' name was fitting, he said, because her legacy began on a public bus. “By naming the center after Rosa Parks, we honor her courage and commitment to equality and freedom,” he said.

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