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An improved bus system and light rail are top priorities for many in this region. It seems that, as most of the country's thriving metropolises boast impressive transit, everyone agrees that the time has come to get Detroit moving.

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Michigan Avenue bustling during Detroit Open Streets

Guest column: Open Streets Detroit proved the value of pedestrian zones

Open Streets Detroit closed 3.7 miles of road to vehicular traffic and opened it to people. Jessica Meyer recaps what took place during those two exciting days. 

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3 regional transit systems Metro Detroit can learn from

We checked in with experts in three very different American cities—Cleveland, St. Louis, and Los Angeles—to gather lessons as our own transit system takes shape.
 

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In search of alternatives to urban sprawl

Metro Detroiters have been living with urban sprawl for more than a generation. Patrick Dunn dives into one of our region's most controversial topics in this first installment of our series on solutions to regional issues. 

A Slow Roll ride in Detroit

Opinion: Slow Roll has lost its way

Slow Roll, a weekly bike ride through a Detroit neighborhood that attracts thousands of riders, is ostensibly a casual affair meant to engender good will between cyclists and residents. But, as Mickey Lyons writes, recent rides have accomplished the exact opposite. 

Rosa Parks Transit Center

Rosa Parks Transit Center to get facelift

The city of Detroit has allocated $850,000 this year and next to fix up the Rosa Parks Transit Center, which has seen better days.
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