New streetcars are slow, unreliable, over-budget, accident-prone and vulnerable to mechanical failures, according to an exhaustive examination of the nine systems that opened since 2013.
If you were hoping the QLine streetcars in Detroit would extend to the suburbs, we have bad news.
The QLine hasn’t opened to the public yet, but it has already been hit with graffiti.
The QLine is slower than expected and may force some local buses to be rerouted.
A mock crash landing at Detroit’s city airport was nothing short of a disaster Tuesday, raising serious questions about the city’s preparedness for a real catastrophe.
Woodward Avenue is unrecognizable in some areas as crews begin laying rails for Detroit’s M-1 streetcars.
The twin rails have been buried beneath the road for decades after the streetcar system ended service in 1956 to make way for buses.
It sure beats the price of a cab or parking your car at the airport for a few days.