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DDOT Public Hearings for Service Changes, Including a Brand New Route for Southwest!

DDOT is hosting three public hearings this week to take feedback on bus service changes, most of which are additions or minor changes. Notably, the southernmost portion of the 18 Fenkell is proposed to be routed on new streets Downtown. And excitingly, an entirely new route is proposed to connect communities within Southwest Detroit, the …

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My Transit Story: Be a Little More Human

A guest blog from Transportation Riders United Board Member, Kelly Kozlowski For many people, public transit is a necessary way to get around. For me, it’s a way to understand other people. As someone who owns a car and can afford to keep it insured and fueled up, I understand I’m speaking from a place …

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TRU staff, supporters, and DDOT staff pose in front of a new, green bus that says SHOE TERMINAL on its destination sign. Everyone is smiling.

What We Learned Touring DDOT’s Shoemaker Terminal

On June 18, DDOT generously hosted a group of TRU members for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Shoemaker Terminal, DDOT’s bus facility on the East Side. This was a Member Appreciation Event for TRU supporters. And it was delightful. We started out at DDOT’s state-of-the-art bus driver training facility. The classroom there features real, physical …

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