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.
QLine Extends Free Rides Through Labor Day While it Tries to Improve
The streetcar system acknowledged it needs to work on improvements.
Rolling Toward Mass Production: GM Builds 130 Self-Driving Chevys in Local Plant
The Orion Township work makes GM the first manufacturer to mass-produce self-driving test vehicles, which CEO Mary Barra calls "this production milestone."
Video: Fly Along with a Drone Following the QLine on a Sparkling Detroit Day
All aboard for a quick, sun-splashed trip down Woodward, with no red lights or blocked tracks.
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.