Two Tracks: Some Salute QLine, Others Say (Yet Again) it 'Can't Save a City'
"It's just completely unrealistic to expect that if we’re in a depressed urban environment, just adding an expensive piece of transit infrastructure is the solution." -- Urban planner
Stash Your Cash, QLine Riders: Free Streetcar Trips Roll Through June
And on the seventh day, QLine rested its fare policy for another six weeks.
My Daily Commute Aboard the New QLine -- the Good and the Glitches
"The anticipation of regularly taking public transportation to my downtown Detroit office was exciting," writes Allan Lengel.
MoGo Bike Sharing Program Launches Tuesday with a Community Ride
Forty-three storage stations are spread through 10 neighborhoods.
Gallery: The QLine Rolls Down Woodward and Packs in Riders
"This is wonderful," says Jesus McNailr, 71, of Detroit. "I'm proud to be part of the first ride."
Video: The Last Detroit Streetcars Ran in 1956
Citywide streetcar service ended April 8, 1956.
All Aboard Friday Evening: Here's Your QLine Rider Guide -- Fare, Hours, Stops
Before your first ride up or down Woodward on or after Friday evening's public debut, here are the basics in five categories.
Regional Transit Authority Probes its CEO's Expenses, Including Luxury Hotels
The Regional Transit Authority considers whether to renew the contract of CEO Michael Ford as it looks into his travel spending, reports The Detroit News.
Video: The Last Detroit Streetcar on Woodward Avenue in 1956
We came across 8 mm movie footage of the last streetcar to run down Woodward 61 years ago when Albert Cobo was mayor.
Detroit Rapper, Poets and Novelists Contribute to 'A People Mover Travelogue'
Fifteen writers and photographers reflect on "the poetics of circulating above the city streets while probing the greater narrative of Detroit's public transit conundrum."
Video: VW's Eye-Catching 'Emotional' Autonomous Vehicle at the Auto Show
VW hypes its self-driving microbus as "the most versatile and emotional electric car ever."
Gallery: Detroit Auto Show Glitz Rolls Out at MGM Grand Dinner with Wolfgang Puck
The first of two North American International Auto Show benefits, a $500 dinner and auction, drew nearly 500 guests Saturday night.
This Is Your First Warning: Block QLine Tracks and Risk a $650 Ticket, Plus Towing
"This ought to be interesting," says a Reddit thread comment. "Detroiters love to park their cars all willy-nilly and leave them running in the street."
Freep Slams Patterson's 'Tunnel Vision' and Hackel's 'Spineless Indecision'
"It's hard to see how the RTA moves forward," says an editorial that sharply criticizes the Oakland and Macomb county executives.