DDOT Holds Public Hearings On Bus System Changes

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit Department of Transportation will begin public hearings Thursday on the proposed service changes taking effect later this month.

DDOT officials say the changes consist of time-period adjustments only and do not entail the elimination of any bus routes.

View a complete rundown of bus service changes (.pdf format)

Officials say the proposed changes are designed to increase the efficiency of bus service by significantly reducing the time passengers spend at bus stops.

Morning and evening hearings will be held at the locations listed below:

  • Thursday, April 5
    Wayne County Community College District (at I-94)
    5901 Conner St., Detroit
    Morning: 10 a.m. to noon
    Evening: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 5
    Northwest Activities Center
    18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit
    Morning: 10 a.m. to noon
    Evening: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Comments can also be emailed to: ddotcomments@detroitmi.gov or mailed to:

Detroit Department of Transportation, ATTN: Strategic Planning/Scheduling Division
1301 E. Warren, Detroit, MI 48207

At the end of the comment period, DDOT will analyze all customer comments and conduct a follow-up meeting, at which the final results for the April 28 adjustments will be announced. The meeting details are as follows:

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Detroit Department of Transportation
    1301 E. Warren Avenue, Room 107, Detroit
    Evening: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information on the bus service changes, visit www.ridedetroittransit.com or call 313-933-1300.

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