MML Review Magazine May/June 2024

Across three centuries and two peninsulas: One League

From the League’s archives . . .

1958 Mackinac Bridge construction connects two peninsulas

1928 The League wins four-year fight to get a portion of the gas tax for cities and villages.

1975 The State Highway Commission financed a series of DART demonstrations in small municipalities; the service was especially helpful to senior citizens and disabled residents.

2009 The League, the Detroit Regional Chamber, and Transportation Riders United created a coalition embracing public transit as a powerful economic development tool.

2010 The League's Fact Sheet explaining the new Complete Streets legislation (available at

2010 Over 400 officials participated in the Transportation Day Rally seeking a permanent funding solution to fix Michigan's crumbling roads and infrastructure.

2010 League President Jeff Jenks (Mayor Pro Tem, City of Huntington Woods) with Governor Granholm at the Complete Streets bill signing.

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