Can you save money using public transit in Metro Detroit?

With gas prices so high, could saving money using public transit be an option?

With gas prices -- and all prices -- at near record highs, some are turning to public transportation to save a few bucks.

Most may not even know the options available to them in Metro Detroit, so we took a ride on the bus and tried some other tools to find out how reliable and cost effective public transit can be.

Watch Hank’s full report in the video player above.

Also see: Hank Winchester: With gas prices so high, I tried riding the bus. Here’s how it went

About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4’s Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV’s “Help Me Hank” Consumer Unit. Hank works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off people in our community.

Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.