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.
Lengel: Unlike Metro Detroit, Voters in 5 Areas Pass Transit Measures
Transit ballot initiatives and referenda passed in Los Angeles, Toledo, Atlanta and two other areas.
New Videos Support Better Public Transit in Metro Detroit
"We know our system is lacking, but what exactly can be done?," asks Stephen Maiseloff, who co-produced videos to support today's regional transit millage proposal.
Regional Transit Millage Backers and Critics Make Their Cases for Your Vote Tuesday
Here's an at-a-glance look at what's involved, why supporters favor approval and why critics object.
Threat to Revenue: Metro Airport Is Uneasy About State Bill to License Uber and Lyft
"We're talking millions of dollars," a Wayne County Airport Authority executive says of current ground transportation rules. It wants to keep right to regulate Uber and Lyft.
Help Wanted: QLine Operators (Transit Experience Optional)
"Previous professional transportation experience desired, but not necessary," says a new job posting, which doesn't show the salary range.
First of Six QLine Streetcars Arrive Wednesday
“We’re bringing a sleek, modern vehicle of exceptional quality to Detroit," says Matt Cullen, M-1 Rail chief executive.
DDOT Unveils Largest Service Expansion in 2 Decades
See new routes and service times that start Saturday.
'Freedom Riders:' Transit Millage Crusaders See Themselves as Civil Rights Fighters
"Transportation is freedom" say the Motor City Freedom Riders, who link their cause to the 1960s crusade against racial segregation.