STC Approves MDOT’s Five-Year Transportation Program

The Michigan State Transportation Commission (STC) on Nov. 9 approved the final version of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) 2024-2028 Five-Year Transportation Program (5YTP) for posting on the agency’s website and transmission to the Michigan Legislature State Budget Director, and the House and Senate fiscal agencies by March 1, 2024.

Work continues to restart service on the La Raza-Indios Verdes section of Mexico City Metro Line 3 following a two-train collision on Jan. 7, according to Guillermo Calderón Aguilera, Director General of STC, which operates the 12 line, 140-mile system. (Photo Courtesy of Guillermo Calderón Aguilera, via Twitter, Jan. 9)

Mexico City Subway Train Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 57 Injured

Two Metro Line 3 rapid transit trains collided Jan. 7 between the La Raza and Potrero stations in Mexico City, killing one person and injuring 57 others, according to the Associated Press (AP) and CNN. An investigation into the cause is under way, as is work to restore service.

Mexico City Metro Viaduct Collapse Kills 24

On May 3, at 10:22 p.m., a viaduct support underneath a moving Mexico City Metro train collapsed, causing the train to crash onto a busy street underneath. The death toll was 24, and more than 70 were injured.