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Impacts of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail on the Economy and Business Community

by Drs Christine Vogt, Chuck Nelson, and Joel Lynch

The Pere Marquette railroad corridor began as an industrial asset to transport raw materials and finished goods across the state of Michigan. Today the corridor remains a significant transportation asset providing transit, exercise and recreation experiences to residents and tourists.


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Published February 2009

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