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Twitter Chimes In On Detroit Transit Plan

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

Light rail funding has finally arrived. At a Friday press conference, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, flanked by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder a...

Feds To Start Funding Detroit Light-Rail System

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.20.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The federal government committed $25 million Friday to build a streetcar line through the heart of Detroit, putting in place the last ...

Feds Make Huge Investment In Transit

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

Sometimes travel plans don't always go as you expect -- just ask U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. LaHood announced Friday a $25 million fe...

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.

The Latest Hitch In The Woodward Rail Project

Posted 06.25.2012 | Detroit

The backers of a rail line that would cover a 3.3 mile stretch of Detroit's Woodward Ave. are putting together a list of potential private-sector mana...

Light Rail Still Waiting For Federal Funding

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.06.2012 | Detroit

Backers of Detroit's on-again, off-again light rail project who were expecting some good news Monday may have to wait two months longer for a federal ...

Woodward Light Rail Not Dead Yet -- Should it Be?

David Kiley | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

The project looks great on paper, and even better in a computer-generated rendering provided by the project's backers. But life in Detroit is not lived on paper.

Bing May Be Done but Don't Crown Pugh or Brown

John K. Bennett | Posted 02.19.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

It's becoming increasingly clear that it's game over for Mayor Bing. So now the push will begin: How to best deal with Mayor Bing, particularly at a time when the city is in such financial peril.