Is Detroit a basket case? Indeed, many of us who work and live in the Detroit metropolitan area are becoming thoroughly annoyed with the tears of the media. It seems as if many Americans are using us to deflect other unsolved problems by implying that "we are not as bad as Detroit."
For a decade or more, the Detroit region has talked about building a regional transit system. As it stands today, nothing has been built. So what is the remedy to Detroit's struggles to move forward on regional transit?