DDOT/SMART Will Resume Bus Fare March 15, Both Adding More COVID Safety MeasuresStarting March 15 DDOT and SMART will resume fare for passengers after not requiring payment for a year due to socially distancing drivers and riders. New COVID safety measures will be added
185 Protective Barriers Installed In DDOT BusesA total of 288 barriers are expected to be completed by early next year.
Small Business Saturday: DDOT To Provide Free Bus Rides On Nov. 30The Detroit Department of Transportation will provide free bus rides on Small Business Saturday, November 30. Riders can board any one of DDOT’s 42 bus routes, including the new 26 Junction at no cost in any direction to support small businesses across the City of Detroit.
FTA Awards DDOT, SMART $2.6M For Electric BusesThe Federal Transit Administration announced $2.6 million in grants to the Detroit Department of Transportation and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation through the Low- or No Emission (Low-No) Grant program.
Detroit Bus Drivers Expose Deplorable Working Conditions: Rodents, Bed Bugs, Spitting And AssaultsA union that represents hundreds of bus drivers says DDOT is unnecessarily putting their lives in danger.
Former DDOT Employees Get Probation In Cash For Driver's License SchemeAt least 85 fraudulent licenses were issued, according to the state.
Major Service Changes Coming For Detroit Public Bus RidersThe city's Transportation department says the first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at the Joseph Walker Williams recreation center.
Police: DDOT Bus Driver Stabs Passenger In HandPolice are still investigating what sparked the incident and whether or not it took place on the bus or just outside the vehicle, in the area Jefferson Ave. and Beaubien St.
Officials: Nearly 100 Untested Bus Drivers Paid DDOT Bribes For Commercial Driver's LicensesTwo DDOT employees are facing several criminal charges after authorities say the pulled off a bribery scheme with bus drivers.
Detroit Offering Apprenticeship Training For Bus MechanicsThe jobs are part of Detroit's efforts to improve public bus service.
DDOT Bus Slams Into Semi-Truck On Detroit's East SideIt's unclear if any passengers were on board.