What Oakland County’s new transit millage means for the area

Historically, southeast Michigan has been unique in its inability to provide comprehensive public transit for residents, but things may be...

Oakland County voters will decide fate of public transportation millage

Residents in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties will decide on transit items when they head to the polls on Tuesday....

SMART acquires its first electric buses

SMART is putting its first group of electric buses into service. The four Proterra-made units were purchased using government grant...

Auburn Hills missed deadline to opt out of SMART, says head of regional transit authority 

The City of Auburn Hills missed a key deadline to be assured the ability to opt out of bus service...

“The only way I can go”: How Auburn Hills’ decision to opt out of SMART will affect riders

In Metro Detroit, SMART provides local and regional bus service for anyone who wants to ride, plus supplementary transportation services...

Auburn Hills opts out of SMART bus service

The Auburn Hills City Council voted 5-2 in favor of opting out of the SMART bus system at its meeting...

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...

Auburn Hills to vote on whether to opt out of SMART

Correction: This story has been updated to clarify cost breakdowns for Auburn Hills' proposed transit system. The city would pay...

New Regional Fare Passes for Detroit Area Buses Start Today

The Detroit area's two bus systems, Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART), are...

Detroit Bus to Airport More Than One Year Old

WDET/Laura Herberg In the age of Uber and Lyft, it might seem like transit service to the airport doesn’t matter...

How Did We Get Here? A Visual Timeline of Mass Transit in Southeast Michigan

Did you know that commuter rail service ran between Detroit and Ann Arbor as late as 1984? Or that Detroit...

Macomb County Resident Promotes Transit For Fun

WDET/Laura Herberg In the 2016 election, the majority of Macomb County residents voted against adopting a millage to fund a...