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Department of Pure Speculation: People Mover As a Park?

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This morning we told you that Detroit's People mover was hiking fares, but the Detroit News is now saying it might just close entirely. And what if it did? The 2.9 mile raised platform reminds us of what may now be American's most famous urban renewal project. The High Line took an old un-used rail bed (often threatened with demolition throughout history) and turned it into tourism gold. Just sain'.

· People Mover fare hike won't head off cuts [Detroit News]
· Here Now, An Impressionistic Stroll Up Phase 2 of The High Line [Curbed NY]