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D-Dot bus. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Guide To Detroit’s Public Transportation

As Detroit moves forward in an effort to improve regional transportation, if you take the time now you can find ways around the city and never have to sit behind the wheel.

03/01/2014

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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Driving Down 7 Percent In Michigan Since 2005

It’s a trend occurring across the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

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

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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

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

US Transit Chief: Metro Detroit Must ‘Get Its Act Together’

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he’s ready to start funding a light rail passenger line and fast bus lines in the Detroit area if state and regional officials can finally work together on ending the metro area’s status as the nation’s largest without mass transit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

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Detroit Bridge Co. Revives Plan For Harsens Island Crossing

Plans by the operator of the ferry to Harsens Island in Lake St. Clair to possibly end service have sparked renewed interest in building a bridge to the island by way of the Detroit International Bridge Company.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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Plan To End Harsens Island Ferry Service Causes Worry

Will Harsens islanders find themselves marooned?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Artist rendering for Woodward Light Rail project.

US Transit Chief Denies Grant For Detroit Rail

A proposed passenger rail system running from downtown Detroit to the city’s New Center area won’t get a $25 million grant that supporters were seeking, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

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DDOT To Announce Final Service Changes

As a follow-up to the Detroit Department of Transportation public hearings held last week, an informational meeting will be conducted Wednesday to announce the final results of the changes to the city’s bus system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

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