Thanks, Mercedes: No Idea What Your New Detroit Slogan Means, but We Like It
We're unsure why Detroit is dubbed "the city that is stronger than time," but are glad Mercedes-Benz makes us think about it.
GM Moves to Deploy Driverless Car in 2019
The first market-ready self-driving car is poised to come from General Motors Co., The Detroit News reports.
Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger
The woman tells the FBI that she woke up and discovered her pants and shirt were unbuttoned.
QLine Extends Hours After Rider Feedback
"We've received a lot of feedback from riders encouraging us to extend our hours," M-1 Rail's spokesman tells The Detroit News.
Guest Column: The Key to Detroit Neighborhood Growth That No One Talks About
The city adds three 24-hour bus routes and other service upgrades next week. Buses "play an important role" in reviving neighhborhoods, writes urbanist David Gifford.
Lawsuit Calls Detroit Parking Fines Unconstitutional
The case seeks to block the city from issuing tickets and collecting fines and fees that exceed authorized amounts. An expired meter ticket is $45.
Drivers Beware: Don't Park in Empty Lot Next to Founders' Detroit Taproom
A Christmas weekend surprise: "I went outside to find my car on the back of a flatbed, along with seven other cars. They brought at least three trucks."
Guest Column: Cass Bike Lane Critics 'Miss the Larger Picture'
"Any discussion about motorists' discomfort with the new Cass should be weighed against bicyclists' sacrifices on Woodward," writes Todd Scott of the Detroit Greenways Coalition.
Would You Spend $35 to Roll with Detroit Team Loyalty?
State lawmakers appear poised to give final approval this week for these "collector's plates" and one for Michigan International Speedway. Proceeds would go to sports charities.
Watch 17-Second Time-Lapse Video of a Nightime Concrete Pour on I-75 in Detroit
MDOT is working on northbound and southbound concrete pavement replacement between Springwells and Clark on I-75 in southwest Detroit.
Coleman Young II's Futuristic Transit Proposal Is Up in the Air
"To call two-person pods mass transit is madness," says a national think tank specialist. "This money could probably be much better served by rethinking how the bus system runs."
QLine Sees Ridership Jump as it Tries to Improve
"Over the past month, we have improved QLine service, putting more streetcars on the road (and) reducing wait times," an executive says.
Finish the Caption for This Downtown Scene: 'But Officers . . .'
"Geez, why couldn't the QLine go around me?" suggests reader Karen Gibson. "But I'm Detroit 2.0" is Donna Gardner's entry. Join the fun.
GM Considers Scrapping Half-Dozen Passenger Car Models
General Motors isn't afraid to pull the plug on models.
NY Times: Michigan's New Motor City -- Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor emerges as a one-of-a-kind, living laboratory for self-driving technologies, The New York Times reports.