public transit


Troy City Council Defeats Rail Project

Troy City Council has defeated a proposal on developing a multi-million dollar public transit center, which had been discussed in the city for more than a decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

(Artist rendering)

Detroit Businessman Pushes For ‘Shorter’ Light Rail

A day after plans were scrapped for a new light rail system that would run along Woodward in Detroit, a prominent local businessman is saying “Not so fast.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Detroit People Mover. (File Image)

Detroit People Mover Secures Funding, Stays Open

The Detroit Transportation Corporation says the current fiscal year budget will be met, allowing the People Mover to continue full service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

Higher Cost To Ride Detroit People Mover

The first-ever price increase for Detroit’s People Mover goes into effect today. The fare is going up from 50 cents to 75 cents per ride.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

People Mover Fare To Increase Next Week

After more than two decades in operation, fares on the Detroit People Mover are going up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Economics Dept.: Public Transit Creates Jobs, Study Says

For every 10 jobs created in the public transit sector, six additional jobs are created in the rest of the economy, according to a study released by the Michigan Public Transit Association and the Michigan […]