NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Michigan Department of Transportation will hold a joint public hearing with the City of Detroit Department of Public Works on their respective Operating License Agreements with M-1 RAIL and M-2 RAIL, each a Michigan nonprofit corporation, as required by Section 13 of the Nonprofit Street Railway Act, 1867 PA 35, MCL 472.13, on the following date, at the following time, and at the following location: Date Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Time 5:00PM Location Detroit Public Library Main Branch 5201 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202

The public hearing will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. The Operating License Agreements include the licenses and general terms and conditions for the streetcar system to operate in the public roadway. The streetcar consists of a 3.3-mile, fixed-rail, atgrade system located entirely within the rights-of-way of Woodward Avenue from Larned Street in downtown Detroit to Chandler Street/Delaware Street, north of Grand Boulevard in the city of Detroit, Wayne County. Each proposed Operating License Agreement is available for review and comment through January 24, 2014 at: • http://www.m-1rail.com; • MDOT Detroit Transportation Service Center, 1060 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226; • City of Detroit Department of Public Works, 2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 802, Detroit, MI 48226; • Detroit Public Library Main Branch, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202, and its branch locations at 3666 Grand River Ave., 1766 Oakman Blvd., 121 Gratiot Ave., 2507 W. Grand Blvd., 1221 E. Seven Mile Rd., and 7117 W. Seven Mile Rd.; • Southeast Michigan Council of Governments Offices, 1001 Woodward Ave., Ste. 1400, Detroit, MI 48226; • Detroit Department of Transportation Office, 1301 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48207; and • City of Highland Park Offices, 12050 Woodward Ave., Highland Park, MI 48203 A court reporter will record the hearing’s formal presentation and public comment session, and will be available to take comments in private for inclusion in the public hearing transcript. Citizens also may complete a written comment form at the hearing or mail, fax or e-mail their comments to: Robert H. Parsons, Public Involvement and Hearings Officer, Bureau of Highway Development, Michigan Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 30050, Lansing, MI 48909; Fax: 517-373-9255; or e-mail: parsonsb@michigan.gov. Comments must be e-mailed, faxed or postmarked on or before January 24, 2014. The meeting location is barrier-free and accessible to individuals with special needs. With an advance notice of seven days, MDOT can make accommodations such as translation, sign language interpretation and/or assisted listening device. Please contact Robert H. Parsons at parsonsb@michigan.gov or (517) 373-9534 to request accommodations.