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Waiting for the bus at the Northland transportation center (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Detroit To Cut Early Morning Bus Service

Detroit is ending early morning bus service as part of an effort to cut about $11 million in costs and improve the city’s problematic public transportation system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

No Love For Detroit Bus Riders On Valentine’s Day

Members of Transportation Riders United said they were locked out of Mayor Dave Bing’s office when they tried to deliver a Valentine’s Day message.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

DDOT bus drivers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Bus Drivers Call On Public For Help As Layoffs Loom

Detroit bus riders are getting a little something extra with their ticket — an appeal from drivers who want support as they fight for their jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

DDOT bus drivers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Detroit Bus Drivers Brace For Layoffs

WWJ’s Stephanie Davis reports this is part of the 1,000 layoffs that Mayor Dave Bing announced last fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Furlough Days Canceled For Detroit Bus Mechanics

It’s part of a plan unveiled Monday morning by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s administration to get more buses on city streets within the next 90 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

DDOT bus drivers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Agreement Ends DDOT Bus Driver Work Stoppage

The buses are rolling again in Detroit thanks to an agreement between Mayor Dave Bing, police and the union.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

DDOT Drivers Refuse To Work: ‘They’re Scared For Their Lives’

People who catch the bus in Detroit may be waiting a while Friday morning. About 100 Detroit Department of Transportation bus drivers are at work, but are refusing to drive their buses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011

Rev. Charles Williams II, Pastor of Historic King Solomon Baptist Church and Ex. Board member of the community organization the MOSES Project. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Detroiters Rally For End To City Bus Slowdown

Detroiters rallying Monday at the Rosa Parks Transit Center called on Mayor Dave Bing to improve D-DOT bus service in the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

Mayor Bing speaks on the city's bus crisis. (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Mayor Bing Promises Swift End To City Bus Crisis

Saying the up to three-hour waits at Detroit bus stops are too much, Bing said the problem will be resolved within the next 30 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Detroit youth gather at the Spriit statue following a march against violence (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton, File)

Bing Updates City On Youth Violence Initiatives

Programs are now in effect that work to provide kids safe routes to and from school, as well as keeping students in the educational system instead of expelling them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011




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