MDOT hosts open house for proposed transportation hub in Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Howard Street bus station in Corktown and the Detroit Amtrak station in New Center are aging and due for a makeover.

“Just like the city, just needs a little work- a little work, that’s all,” Steve Phillips, a taxi driver, said.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, it would cost more than $2 million to make repairs at the bus station, so in 2016, officials recommended replacing or selling the building.

“There was always a concern certainly with Howard street that it wasn’t accessible to Downtown or transit service, and then there was no real