public transportation

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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DDOT Holds Public Hearings On Bus System Changes

The Detroit Department of Transportation will begin public hearings Thursday on the proposed service changes taking effect later this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2012

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DDOT Holds Public Hearings On Bus System Changes

The DDOT public hearings on bus system changes, set to take effect in early March, were more about informing bus riders of the changes and recording n their comments, than a discussion on the impact of those cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2012

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Detroit’s Public Transit System Gets New Buses, Leader

Some good news for DDOT riders: Detroit Mayor Dave Bing unveiled brand new buses, as well as a new leader for the city’s problematic public transportation system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012

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

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