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Detroit’s got an impressive new Strategic Plan for Transportation

After decades on aimlessness on transportation, the City of Detroit has developed a powerful new blueprint for how they plan to improve the City’s transportation, and with it, the City itself.  “This is the roadmap to make it easier, safer, and more affordable for everyone to get around Detroit” – Mayor Mike Duggan It’s built …

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Detroit's got an impressive new Strategic Plan for Transportation

After decades on aimlessness on transportation, the City of Detroit has developed a powerful new blueprint for how they plan to improve the City’s transportation, and with it, the City itself.  “This is the roadmap to make it easier, safer, and more affordable for everyone to get around Detroit” – Mayor Mike Duggan It’s built …

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TRU’s Take: Fixing the Transit System that Failed “The Walking Man”

One year ago, the failure of the Detroit region’s public transit system drew national and even international attention and scorn when the Detroit Free Press ran a feature story on James Robertson’s 21-mile walk to work. And rightfully so. His commute spotlighted some of the worst gaps in our region’s public transit.

Over the past year, our region has taken some important steps forward, restoring some 24-hour service and exploring seemless cross-county service.

Yet far more remains to be done. Until then, the thousands of James Robertsons of our region will continue to struggle with the most basic travel to work and other necessities.

TRU's Take: Fixing the Transit System that Failed “The Walking Man”

One year ago, the failure of the Detroit region’s public transit system drew national and even international attention and scorn when the Detroit Free Press ran a feature story on James Robertson’s 21-mile walk to work. And rightfully so. His commute spotlighted some of the worst gaps in our region’s public transit.
Over the past year, our region has taken some important steps forward, restoring some 24-hour service and exploring seemless cross-county service.
Yet far more remains to be done. Until then, the thousands of James Robertsons of our region will continue to struggle with the most basic travel to work and other necessities.