22 episodes

An uncensored, no nonsense podcast on all things Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT). Join your hosts, Ray and Sam, as they discuss the hilarious (and sometimes horrifying) ups and downs of navigating Detroit Public Transit daily. Tune in every Friday!

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An uncensored, no nonsense podcast on all things Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT). Join your hosts, Ray and Sam, as they discuss the hilarious (and sometimes horrifying) ups and downs of navigating Detroit Public Transit daily. Tune in every Friday!

    Cutthroat Cafe Convo with Chris LeFlore

    Cutthroat Cafe Convo with Chris LeFlore

    All the world’s an urban planning stage and the transit riders merely players. Ray and Sam are joined by Chris LeFlore as they dive into a deep conversation about urban planning and the part public transit plays in it over tea and coffee at City Bakery in the Fisher Building!

    • 39 min
    Self-Care Anywhere: DDOT Edition

    Self-Care Anywhere: DDOT Edition

    Self-care doesn’t always mean a day at the spa or traveling to a picturesque destination for a vacation. It can happen anywhere at any time. Even while traveling on a public city bus! Join Sam and Ray as they talk about how DDOT passengers can practice self-care during what can sometimes be a stressful, uncomfortable, and even monotonous time of day.

    • 35 min
    Can't Have Your Safety And Eat It, Too!

    Can't Have Your Safety And Eat It, Too!

    Sam and Ray discuss the juxtaposition between the need for safety on buses and overall public transit, without encroaching on the rights of Detroit citizens, especially with a majority Black ridership in a majority Black city. What does safety really mean for bus riders? Join Sam and Ray as they try to understand and find the balance between safety vs. surveillance.

    • 47 min
    Advice Column: So You Need To Make A Complaint

    Advice Column: So You Need To Make A Complaint

    Join Sam and Ray as they help you to navigate the complicated maze of making a successful complaint to DDOT. There are steps to this madness and they want to help you get it right! There are some limitations, but no worries! They've got your back on how to successfully file your complaint. Good luck!

    • 32 min
    Are You Afraid Of The Bus? #2

    Are You Afraid Of The Bus? #2

    Are You Afraid Of The Bus is back along with all new stories and creepy background music to get you in a spooky mood for Halloween! You won't want to miss this episode.

    • 42 min
    Ghost Bus(ters): Do Better DDOT Goes LIVE!

    Ghost Bus(ters): Do Better DDOT Goes LIVE!

    Sam and Ray Go Live! The topic of discussion? Ghost Buses and more... Join them as they share their experiences with waiting for a bus that never comes and everything else in between. Uncut. Don't forget to checkout the live video recordings of this episode on Instagram and Facebook. Tune in on Thursdays!

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