Gov. Whitmer and Regional Detroit Coalition Celebrate $52.2 Million Grant Bringing More Auto Investment and Jobs to Southeast Michigan
Michigan wins competitive federal grant funding six projects to drive advanced mobility innovation
LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP), and a regional coalition of partners announced that they secured a $52.2 million advanced mobility grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC). The DRP-led coalition was selected out of 60 finalists nationwide and won one of the largest grants out of 21 funded projects. It will advance the state’s mobility and electrification leadership and build on Michigan’s economic momentum.