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RTM Paves Way For Train Station Parking Plan

Construction begins next month on the renovation of Saugatuck train station parking lot #1.

The RTM voted last night 24-2 — with 3 abstentions — to approve the controversial $1.5 million plan.

There will be 2 exits, not 1 as in the original design. The one next to Luciano Park is larger too, with 1 entrance and 2 exit lanes.

Also included: new LED lights; another stairway; repaving; raising the lot out of the flood zone; trees; a sidewalk, and an improved streetscape.

Work is projected to be finished before Labor Day.

An aerial view of train station parking lot 1 (center).

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