blake transit center http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Celebrates Blake Transit Center Grand Opening http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-area-transportation-authority-celebrates-blake-transit-center-grand-opening <div>The <strong><a href="http://www.theride.org/" target="_blank">Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority</a></strong> held the official grand opening of the new <strong><a href="http://www.blaketransitcenter.com/" target="_blank">Blake Transit Center</a></strong> in downtown Ann Arbor today. &nbsp;It's been open since March but it will still be another week or so before buses will use the facility's covered driveway for loading and unloading passengers. &nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:50:05 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48415 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Celebrates Blake Transit Center Grand Opening Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Opens New Blake Transit Center [Photos] http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-area-transportation-authority-opens-new-blake-transit-center-photos <p>While work is still underway, The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority opened the new Blake Transit Center today. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:16:51 +0000 Andrew Cluley 42962 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Opens New Blake Transit Center [Photos] New Blake Transit Center Still A Month From Opening http://wemu.org/post/new-blake-transit-center-still-month-opening <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor is likely a month from opening. &nbsp;</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even when the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority opens the building buses will continue to load passengers in temporary locations until spring. &nbsp;That's because the driveway for the buses won't be completed until then.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 07:32:15 +0000 Andrew Cluley 41109 at http://wemu.org New Blake Transit Center to be Finished in January, On Budget http://wemu.org/post/new-blake-transit-center-be-finished-january-budget <p>The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority expects to complete work on the new Blake Transit Center in late January.&nbsp;</p><p>CEO Michael Ford says they will talk with Dennis Dahlmann who is buying the former YMCA site next to the transit center.&nbsp; Ford says hopefully the development and the Transit Center can be mutually beneficial.&nbsp;&nbsp; Ford says they will also have discussions about portable trailers that are on the Y-Lot as a temporary operations hub for the transit center during construction.<br /><br />Ford says only about 30,000 dollars remain in the contingency fund but hopefully the project will come in on budget.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 05:49:42 +0000 Andrew Cluley 38208 at http://wemu.org Blake Transit Center Construction Begins Today http://wemu.org/post/blake-transit-center-construction-begins-today <p>Construction on the new Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor begins today prompting several temporary service changes.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:10:29 +0000 Andrew Cluley 22947 at http://wemu.org