Residents, business owners encouraged to submit comments now through Feb. 16

Downtown Development Authority (WDDDA) are seeking public input regarding proposed improvements in the Michigan Avenue streetscape.

The proposed project would improve the walkability and livability of downtown west Dearborn from the John D. Dingell Train Station (Elm Street) to Outer Drive, estimated at approximately a $5 million investment. The designs still need to be approved by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) since Michigan Avenue is a state right-of-way. In addition, the WDDDA is in the process of applying for a Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) Grant through the federal government to help fund this project.

In order to apply for the TAP Grant and receive approval from MDOT, the WDDDA is asking residents, businesses and property owners to review the designs and submit a short comment card that reflects their opinion of the planned streetscape improvements. To review the plans and submit a comment online, visit this link: Downtown Dearborn.

All comments should be submitted by Feb. 16.

The public was invited to two sessions on Jan. 31 during which the display boards were set up at the Dingell Transit Center and officials working on the streetscape designs were present to answer questions.

For more information call (313) 943-3088 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..