Get off the Bus: Inside Detroit’s Bus Driver Crisis

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  • Bankrupt: Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures
  • Motor City Morale Leads to High Crime
  • DDOT Suffers
  • Crack on the Bus
  • WWE or a Detroit Bus?
  • Enough Is Enough
  • Bleached on the Job
  • What Now?
  • Save Our Buses
  • Motor Industry Fails, But Bailout Misses Detroit

DDOT Suffers

Everything was falling apart including the Detroit Department of Transportation. More than 100 buses stopped running, 250 jobs were lost, and service was terminated from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m.  Union bus drivers received an 8 percent pay cut, and now crimes against drivers was also added to the long list of grievances.

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