Detroit’s bus drivers union has called it a giveaway to wealthy suburbanites, but riders on the new refleX, an express bus service connecting the city and its northern suburbs, are offering high praise.

“What a wonderful change,” said Jameelah Raby, an Eastpointe resident staying temporarily with her sister in Detroit.

Raby and her 9-year-old son were riding a refleX bus north of 8 Mile on Gratiot Avenue on a recent Monday afternoon as she described her experience. They were heading to Roseville to pick up Raby’s 14-year-old daughter from high school.

“Swell, everything was just swell,” said Raby, 40.

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