Federal funding for ferries “is at historic levels” according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Meet Detroit’s other ‘people mover,’ Michael Cunningham II
Cunningham has spent a decade advocating for transit justice in Detroit, but that isn’t his biggest fight. He’s also encountered homelessness, incarceration and mental health challenges.
Detroit considers raising bus driver pay to address service interruptions
City officials and the city’s bus union are negotiating a wage increase for drivers to address staff shortages and service delays.
DDOT switches mobile ticketing app, cash payments remain an option
Detroiters must download Token Transport to purchase bus tickets through a credit or debit account starting March 1. The shift comes amid new legislation proposed to ban cashless establishments in Detroit, citing the volume of unbanked residents.
DDOT to complete multi-year bus fleet replacement this spring
Detroit’s Department of Transportation has added 10 more clean diesel buses and expects as many more this spring, with bike racks as well as onboard infotainment and USB chargers.
Unregulated spending, vacation for Detroit People Mover, audit finds
The Detroit Transportation Corporation attributes most of its operational issues to poor training, frequent staff turnover and vacancies.
Circling the block in Brush Park? Parking proposal aims to help residents
Brush Park could soon have Detroit’s first residential permit parking program under an ordinance adopted in 2019, but two fraternity organizations are opposed.
Are there better ways to get around on Belle Isle?
A public survey is open to gather feedback from visitors as part of an 18-month study to identify ways to ease congestion, increase parking and ways to navigate the island park.
Here’s who MDOT seated to advise on I-375 project in Detroit
The 24-member group was assembled without a formal selection process to advise on the project fraught with tension over its racist origins
Duggan inks emergency deal to ensure rides for Detroiters with disabilities
Four emergency contracts were approved to prevent a 70% reduction of paratransit services in 2023.