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Blueprint America Screening and Discussion
Detroit Public Library - Main Branch

Blueprint America

You’re invited to “Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City” Screening and Panel Discussion -
an important forum on the future of transportation & infrastructure in Detroit
 
DATE: Wednesday, January 27, 2010
TIME: 5:45PM-7:30PM
LOCATION: Detroit Public Library Main Branch, 5201 Woodward Ave
 
About the program:
Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City examines how Detroit, may come to represent the future of transportation and progress in America. Detroit is the crucible in which the nation’s ability to move toward a modern 21st century transportation infrastructure is put to the test. The documentary shows how investments in the past — beginning with the construction of canals in the 18th century — profoundly shaped Detroit’s physical layout, population growth and economic development. Before being dubbed the Motor City, Detroit was once home to the nation’s most extensive streetcar system. In fact, it was that vast network of streetcars that carried workers to the area’s many car factories. And it was the cars made in those factories that would soon displace the streetcars in Detroit — and in every major American city.
 

Date:
Time: 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM

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