Watch as we get the first ride on the QLINE through Detroit

For Marcus Stewart, a native Detroiter and 30-year veteran bus driver, it’s been a long time coming.Stewart says it’s been 60 years since light rail was in Detroit, and it’s an honor for him to take part in the rebirth.The QLINE is blazing a new trail in the Motor City and he was the driver for this historic first ride down Woodward with the rail full of dignitaries, politicians and business leaders.Visionary Roger Penske, who brought back the Grand Prix and has devoted his life to Detroit, is the Chairman of the M1 Rail. Penske says, he loves Detroit and has seen the fall and now the rise, and he and his family are happy to be taking part in the renaissance of Detroit because it’s important to give back. Watch the first QLINE ride at:

Aired by WXYZ Detroit April 27, 2017