D-Dot bus. (File Photo)

D-DOT Push To Hire New Drivers For Bus System

Drivers are being heavily recruited by the department for the first time in years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2014

(Getty Images File Photo)

Cameras To Be Installed On City Buses In Effort To Deter Crime

The city of Detroit is beginning to install cameras on 50 buses in an effort to halt the reports of violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

(WWJ Photo. File)

Detroit Buses Rolling Again As Police Chief Details New DDOT Safety Plan

Detroit buses are back on the road Tuesday after a “sickout” shutdown the city’s transit system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

DDOT Sickout Shuts Down Bus Service In Detroit

“I need 180 bus drivers for peak A.M. service delivery and 175 of them called in sick today.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

D-Dot bus. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Bus Driver Sickout Keeps D-Dot Buses Parked

A bus driver sickout appears to be unfolding within the Detroit Department of Transportation, as several buses aren’t running, leaving riders scrambling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

D-Dot bus. (File Photo)

Concerned Over Safety – D-Dot Bus Drivers Organize Rally

Westbrook says that despite a rally just last month another is needed because Detroit city leaders haven’t done anything to help the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2013

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Detroit Bus Drivers Demand Better Security On Board

“They get on the buses and they’re irate — and they’re taking it out on each other.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

D-Dot bus. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Unknown Substance Thrown Into D-Dot Bus Sends 4 To Hospital

Police say the incident happened at Warren and Grandmont, near Southfield Freeway on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Kids use new text service to find out in real time when the next bus is coming. (WWJ/ Mike Campbell).

Where’s My Bus? Text It!

Wondering where your D-DOT bus is this morning? It’s just a text away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

(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