MI: RTA Reaches Agreement to Hire Head of Ann Arbor Authority

Michael Ford has reached an agreement to become the Regional Transit Authority’s first CEO, taking a job at an agency that will seek a tax increase in two years to fund improved transit options and help shape transportation goals in an area wed to cars.

Ford, the CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, will make $200,000 annually as part of a three-year deal, according to two sources familiar with the talks ...

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