Detroit Today: Detroit almost had a subway system. What happened?

In the 1920s, Detroit considered replacing its streetcar system with a full blown subway system. What caused the city to...

New DDOT interim executive director used to work for maligned paratransit contractor Transdev

Last week, Mayor Mike Duggan named George Michael Staley as DDOT’s interim executive director. Staley replaces former executive director Mikel...

The consequences of Auburn Hills opting out of SMART transit

In just about any other major metropolitan area in the country, there is better public transit systems than in southeast...

Should Funding Regional Public Transit in Southeast Michigan Be Optional?

The question of who should pay for public transportation in Southeast Michigan is once again up for debate. As part...

New to Bus Riding? Here’s Help

A handful of people with the nonprofit Congress of Communities was standing on Vernor Highway in southwest Detroit. They were waiting to take the No. 49 bus, not to go anywhere...

DDOT Budget Under Scrutiny

  Crain's Detroit Business Enterprise Editor Bill Shea joins Stephen to talk about a new federal report containing information about the Detroit...