DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Detroit Department of Transportation will host a public hearing Friday to hear the changes DDOT riders need from the system.
“They’re not reliable, they’re late, they’re not on time,” that’s the complaint heard again and again from DDOT users. They say the bus system is not working.
Folks can’t get to work, they’re missing doctor’s appointments and classes at school. The busses aren’t minutes late, sometimes they run hours behind.
They city says it’s because budget problems have forced cutbacks on overtime and workers are slowing down to protest. Passengers say that it does not matter what is going on, someone needs to get the busses running on time.
“No one cares, you know?” said DDOT rider Jade McGhee. “Every day we wait on busses hours and hours.”
DDOT has cut its funding by nearly 30 million dollars in recent years.
The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.
Does the slow DDOT system affect your commute? What changes do you think DDOT should make to improve the city's public transportation?
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