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Detroiters board a DDOT bus (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ) File

Detroit To Get $32 Million For New Public Buses

The new buses in Detroit will help reduce overcrowding on some of the most heavily used routes and shorten the wait time for riders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Buses Not Working, Passengers Left Out In The Cold

Fred Westbrook, the president of the bus drivers’ Amalgamated Transit Union local 26, says many of the buses wouldn’t start at the terminal on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

‘Boycott Israel’ Ad Barred From Ann Arbor Buses

It’s billboard emblazoned with a spider crushing skulls and the words: “Boycott Israel, Boycott Apartheid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

Detroit Loses Bus Funding To The Suburbs

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lost his bid on Friday to keep more than $7 million in federal funds for the DDOT.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Snyder Gives Green Light To W. Mich. Rapid Bus Line

The rapid transit line in West Michigan’s largest city is designed to travel as fast as a light rail system but at a fraction of the cost

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Authority Starts Work On Detroit-Area Transit Plan

A 10-member board has started work on coordinating public transportation in parts of southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

Senate Passes Bills To Create Transit Authority

The Michigan Senate has passed bills that allow the creation of an authority for public transportation in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

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Dark Morning At Northland Mall Bus Stop

Bus riders are lit up over waiting for their ride at Northland a second straight morning in the dark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

(credit: Mike Campbell)

Local Bus Systems Get $30 Million Federal Grant

D-DOT and SMART are getting some help via the Federal Transportation Administration’s State of Good Repair program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

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Indian Trails, MDOT Launch America’s First Bus Fleet With ‘Hearing Loops’

The Michigan Department of Transportation and Indian Trails Inc., have teamed up to install “hearing loop” technology on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2012

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