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Detroit Public Transportation

Dear RTA: Please Get Transit Right

Neil Greenberg | Posted 02.05.2013 | Detroit
Neil Greenberg

Our hats are off to the legislature. Defying hyper-partisan stubbornness, the Senate, and then the House, approved bills to create a regional transit authority for Southeast Michigan, at long last. What are the next steps?

DDOT's 'TextMyBus' Is a Step in the Right Direction for Detroit Transit

Timothy Boscarino | Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit
Timothy Boscarino

TextMyBus is a welcome development, but it is only the first step -- of many -- we must take to develop the first-rate transit system that our city's residents, visitors, and business owners deserve.

My Wish List for Detroit Transit

Neil Greenberg | Posted 08.14.2012 | Detroit
Neil Greenberg

I wish officials in Detroit acknowledged that transit requires public investment and conversations should involve the public. I wish we had more realistic expectations for M-1 Rail and that we stopped waiting for the proposed RTA to solve all our problems.

Private Bus Company Launches For Weekend Barhoppers

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.08.2012 | Detroit

Starting Friday evening, the brightly-colored school bus dubbed "Bettis" will be rolling around on a set schedule as it picks up and drops off barhopp...

M1 Group Backs Up Light Rail With 1,200 Page Report, $84 Million

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

After several months hammering out the details, the backers behind a plan to put a 3.1-mile rail track down Woodward Ave. in Detroit submitted a repor...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

'Transportation Is A Human Right'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

Detroiters used the occasion of the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination to call attention to recent cuts to bus service in the c...

Wyandotte Students Will Lose SMART Busing Dec. 12

Wyandotte Patch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Detroit

About 70 Wyandotte students have less than a month to find a new way to get to school. The SMART bus system is eliminating 20 routes on Dec. 12, in...