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Detroit’s 5 biggest transit misses

What if some of these systems were in operation today?

How public transit agencies in Metro Detroit are responding to coronavirus

Here’s how Metro Detroit’s public transit agencies are responding to coronavirus.

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The 13 People Mover stations are loaded with impressive art

While it may not be the most effective form of transportation, a ride around Detroit’s People Mover is actually a great art tour.

Report: Southeast Michigan residents sheltering at highest rates in nation

Coronavirus has taken a toll on Metro Detroit. In response, residents have greatly reduced their movement.

Bird and Lime pull scooters out of Detroit due to coronavirus

Though it may be temporary, Spin is currently the only scooter company operating in the city.

How to get around safely and where you can go in Detroit under the stay-at-home order

You should stay at home as much as possible—but if you absolutely have to get around, here’s how to do it safely.

Latest plan for regional transit dies in Michigan Legislature

Amidst concerns from northern Oakland County lawmakers, Republicans declined to bring the legislation up for a vote.

Streetscaping on McNichols and four other roads to begin this spring

Pending city council approval, construction should begin in May.

Designs selected for Gordie Howe pedestrian bridges over I-75

The five bridges on either side of the U.S. point of entry are expected to be complete by 2024.

RTA proposes Detroit to Ann Arbor express bus

And it will likely be piloted in 2020.

Ford to invest $1.45 billion, add 3,000 jobs at two SE Michigan facilities

Adding to the massive projects the automaker is already undertaking in the region.

How to get to and from Detroit Metro Airport without a car

Flying to or from DTW? Here’s a guide to get there using public transit.

More speed humps get installed on Detroit’s residential streets

The city has now installed over 400 of the traffic calming obstacles across Detroit.

MoGo Detroit announces locations for suburban expansion

There will be 31 new stations in five suburban cities along the Woodward corridor, as well as some northwest Detroit neighborhoods.

Waymo’s Detroit plant begins outfitting cars with driverless tech

At least 30 cars have been equipped at the factory near Hamtramck.

Streetscaping affecting businesses on Grand River as well

Multiple owners have reported declining sales since construction started this summer.

7 Detroit streets that could go car-free

The city’s reliance on the automobile often goes unquestioned, but what if we banned cars from certain streets?

Skepticism and injuries mount for e-scooters in Detroit

Injuries and unclear guidelines are worrying people about the micromobility service.

New draft for I-94 overhaul in Detroit includes less widening, better pedestrian bridges

Despite adding lanes in each direction, MDOT says the new plan will result in less displacement

For now, MDOT will not sell Greyhound station near Corktown

The department had previously said that it would end Greyhound’s lease in October.

Riding the bus in Detroit hasn’t been this easy in years

If you haven’t ridden the bus in a while (or ever), it’s time to start

Michigan won’t fix the damn roads—for now

Gov. Whitmer backed down from her veto threat in order to pass a 2020 budget.

A comprehensive guide to public transit in metro Detroit

All the info you need about buses, bikes, and rails in Southeast Michigan.

Construction underway on Mexicantown shared street, the first in Detroit

The $5.4 million project will remove barriers on Bagley Street so that all forms of transit can use the road simultaneously.

City unveils plan for $800K upgrade of Spirit Plaza

The pedestrian-only space downtown will have more landscaping, plus playground equipment, a stage, and other upgrades.

MoGo bike share adds 50 e-bikes to fleet

The new ‘Boost’ bikes are interchangeable with others in the fleet.

Check out this handy map to bikes and trails in Detroit

The Detroit Greenways Coalition guide has everything you need to know about biking in Detroit.

Update: City Council makes Spirit Plaza permanent in 5-4 vote

The downtown gathering space has been saved.

Spirit Plaza may close by November after City Council vote fails

The Woodward Avenue gathering space has been open since June 2017.

Water taxis and tiki tours offer new options for enjoying the Detroit River

Soon there will be multiple ways to access the Detroit River by boat.

Controversial barrier at Detroit–Grosse Pointe border could be removed

If an agreement between the two cities is reached, there would be two-way traffic at Kercheval for the first time since 2014.

Report: Since 2010, Detroit added more walkable urban spaces than any other U.S. city

"Food Traffic Ahead" finds enormous potential and growth in the Motor City’s walkability.

SEMCOG provides $10M for biking and walking projects in Southeast Michigan

Including four projects in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park at over $2 million.

Community benefits deal revealed for Gordie Howe Bridge project

The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority committed to workforce development and infrastructure investments.

Joseph Campau Greenway near riverfront breaks ground

The 1.2-mile non-motorized trail will connect pedestrians and cyclists from the Riverwalk to Vernor

Michigan auto insurance reform, explained

A bill will reach Gov. Whitmer’s desk soon—will she sign it?

Carpool app launches in Detroit

San Francisco-based Scoop has partnered with Bedrock to offer the platform in seven Detroit zip codes

Livernois Avenue to lose median, more updates with the city’s streetscape project

Construction in seven neighborhood corridors begins in early April

New report estimates Michigan’s road crisis costs drivers over $14B annually

At $2,544 per year, Detroiters suffer the most