Transportation innovation zone could give Detroit a competitive advantage, but some worry it would put companies before residents.
City transit service in question for riders with disabilities
The fate of a $49M contract could determine whether Detroit is able to deliver 70% of its paratransit service.
Detroit People Mover fare will soon be back in effect
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.
Price gouging allegations prompt delay of Detroit towing contract
An advocacy group alleges a Detroit-based towing firm is targeting vulnerable residents, but the company counters it’s doing nothing wrong.
Detroit’s buses are rolling, but are they reliable?
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.
Parking ticket discount misses Detroiters bypassing high insurance
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 seeks to rein in scooter chaos
Detroit weighs scooter law, employs curfew to prevent obstruction of streets and dangerous riding. Some scooter companies don’t even let riders leave downtown.
DDOT gets $6.9M federal grant for electric buses, charging gear
Detroit will assess how the electric buses perform, charging conditions and other “real-world factors” before making a larger scale investment in electric coaches.
MDOT, Detroit get $25M toward revamped Michigan Avenue corridor in Corktown
The project calls for dedicated bike, transit and autonomous vehicle lanes and restoring and reusing Corktown’s historic red brick pavers.
DDOT is upgrading its aging bus fleet, recruiting drivers
Detroit’s 28 new coaches come with improved amenities for riders, including better bicycle racks and USB chargers under each seat.