Sommer Woods

Sommer Woods

Sommer Woods is the director of external relations for M-1 Rail, a 3.3-mile modern streetcar system that will strengthen the backbone of the Detroit region by downtown Detroit to Midtown to New Center/North End. Sommer was formerly a member of former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s administration, serving as the film, culture and special events director for the city of Detroit. In this role, she managed the city’s film-related efforts and coordinated all aspects of special events for the City of Detroit. Sommer also serves as Detroit City Council’s Appointee to the Belle Isle Advisory Council. She is a board member of Tour de Troit, a proud Midnight Golf Program mentor and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Follow her @SommerWoods1.

M-1 RAIL is really getting started

When I started on the M-1 RAIL Streetcar project 18 months ago, some people thought I was spinning my wheels because they didn’t believe the project would ever happen. Well, I thought differently because I knew the people who were behind the project. I had the pleasure of working with Roger Penske on Super Bowl … Continue Reading →