Mayor Mike Duggan plans to exercise his emergency powers to prevent the loss of most paratransit services after the City Council rejected a $49 million contract in November.
Detroit’s Department of Transportation was involved in 409 of 497 legal settlements in the 2021-22 fiscal year, but the largest payouts were tied to police-related lawsuits.
Some council members would convene a December session to vote on a new contract, but Mike Duggan’s administration said the bidding process will have to reopen next year.
A lawsuit filed this week seeks to nullify contracts between the city of Detroit and a controversial gunshot detection company.
Work on a new facility at Ferry and Russell is set to get underway in January and will wrap up by the end of 2023.
Developers pitched the latest vision for the “District Detroit,” an evolution of an early plan to build on surface lots and restore aging buildings around downtown sports venues.
Detroit Future City has new resource guides on navigating the process of obtaining a mortgage and a catalog of loans and payment program options for prospective homebuyers.
Emergency shelter and housing services are available around the clock by phone.
The City Council approved a $9 million contract funded with American Rescue Plan Act dollars to expand parking options in commercial corridors in Detroit.
Detroit needs to find a new vendor to deliver 70% of its transit services for disabled residents after the City Council votes down a controversial five-year contract.