A regional transit plan for the Detroit area could begin to take shape by April with the creation of regional transportation authority that would build and operate the system.

Metro Detroit transit czar John Hertel, who is in charge of the transit project, said he would likely propose a structure for the authority by April, according to reports. Legislators and regional leaders from the three counties involved in the system would need to approve the agency’s creation.

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