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.
Detroit’s City Council puts off a decision until next year on a “transportation innovation zone,” which would allow companies to fast-track permits for mobility projects in Corktown.
Detroit’s makeshift hub is getting more shelters and is expected to be in place for about 18 months as the city constructs a new transit center at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds.
Transportation innovation zone could give Detroit a competitive advantage, but some worry it would put companies before residents.
The fate of a $49M contract could determine whether Detroit is able to deliver 70% of its paratransit service.
The Detroit rail car system will resume charging for rides Oct. 31 after offering free service since spring following a lengthy shutdown prompted by COVID-19.
An advocacy group alleges a Detroit-based towing firm is targeting vulnerable residents, but the company counters it’s doing nothing wrong.
BridgeDetroit’s Bryce Huffman took the Mack Avenue bus along with District 4 Councilwoman Latisha Johnson to get rider feedback on DDOT’s biggest challenges.
Residents can save on parking fines if their vehicles are registered in Detroit, but some forgo the chance by registering in other cities or skipping auto insurance altogether.
Detroit weighs scooter law, employs curfew to prevent obstruction of streets and dangerous riding. Some scooter companies don’t even let riders leave downtown.