Category: Community

QLine ridership down 40% after free period ended

Lijana said QLine ambassadors on the streetcars and at stations have helped with fares being paid but stronger measures might be necessary. “There is an increase in the amount of people paying when ambassadors are there,” he said. “We may see more of a transition to enforcement with transit police regarding all ordinances.” Ambassadors originally were positioned on board for the first two weeks after the free rides ended to help riders adjust to paying fares. But Lijana said they’ve decided to extend the ambassador program. Does that mean riders are boarding the streetcars without paying? Get the FULL...

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The 2018 season will mark the Tigers 118th season in Detroit and their 19th season at Comerica Park. The March 29 game vs. the Pirates will mark the earliest home opener by date in Comerica Park history. View the full story here!...

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Rochelle Riley, NEW 910am Host!

Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley will host a new talk show at 910AM Superstation. Riley, who has been a frequent guest on National Public Radio, MSBNC and WDIV’s “Flashpoint,” will use her show to shine a light on how national issues affect local residents. She will interview guests, analyze current events and parse local and national issues with local and regional leaders. The show will air 6-7 p.m. weekdays, beginning Sept. 5. “I love nothing better than a good conversation,” said Riley, whose award-winning column has appeared in the Free Press since 2000. “More than ever, we need...

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Michigan Car Dealership Goes Viral for Response to Panhandler

  A Brighton car dealership took panhandling problems into their own hands. Brighton Honda threw a sign outside their building to inform people that a man who often begs for money by the dealership is really just a scammer. The dealership is on Grand River near I-96 and the Hilton Road intersection. The sign stated that this man was offered a full time job paying $10/hour and he responded that he made more money than anybody there and is not interested in the job. The sign further instructs individuals to donate to a more worthy...

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