Groundbreaking for the Troy Multi-Modal Transit Facility
Tuesday, November 27, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Troy Multi-Modal Transit Facility,
1201 Doyle Drive, Troy 48084 (map)
The City of Troy received a federal grant for the construction of the Troy Multi-Modal Transit Facility through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) Program, Federal Rail Administration (FRA). The project is fully funded with federal funds. No City funding is required for the construction of the project.
The Troy Multi-Modal Transit Facility will replace an inadequate Amtrak station with an ADA-compliant, safe and secure transportation center in the City of Troy. The Facility will strengthen transit options and provide greater mobility options through a centralized facility allowing user access to intercity passenger rail service, regional bus routes, taxi services and the Troy-Oakland Airport.
The project includes a 2,000-square-foot building with a waiting area and public restrooms. The facility will provide linkages to groundside intermodal facilities via ADA-compliant sidewalks and a pedestrian bridge over the tracks to a new Amtrak platform on the west side of the tracks. Elevators and stairs will provide access to the pedestrian bridge. The new facility will also provide a SMART bus stop area sized to accommodate up to four full size buses, and a passenger/taxi drop off and pick up area. Parking for all modes of travel will be provided in an upgraded parking area on the Troy side.