Ali Hoxie, WXYZ Detroit

Ali Hoxie

WXYZ Detroit

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Ali:

What do experts predict will happen with gas prices in 2023?

Gas prices aren't nearly as bad as what we saw last year, but they are on the rise once again, and the big question is: will the lower prices stick around? → Read More

Expanded flex lane coming to US-23 between 8 Mile and I-96

Construction season is in hibernation, but plans are in the works on US-23. If you take that stretch north of Ann Arbor, you're well aware of the flex lanes. → Read More

I-275 to be brought down to 1 lane in both directions until mid-December

At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the southbound lanes of I-275 will go down to one lane. At 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, the same thing will happen on the northbound lanes. → Read More

Several counties searching for snow plow drivers this winter

It might not feel like winter, but it is just around the corner. So counties are looking for snow plow drivers and like other industries, there is a worker shortage. → Read More

Traffic in metro Detroit is back to pre-pandemic levels, experts say

New numbers from the United States Census Bureau and the MDOT confirm what drivers around Detroit already know—time stuck in traffic is back to pre-pandemic levels. → Read More

Detroit officials work to make city streets safer after increase in deadly crashes

Dangerous and deadly streets in the City of Detroit are catching the eye of city officials and for good reason. → Read More

University of Michigan lab working to create safer electric vehicle batteries that last longer

The UM Battery Lab is helping create the batteries of the future for EVs, but it's something that's going to take years before it finishes. → Read More

Many local school districts deal with bus driver shortages as school begins

Students will return to the sound of the first bell on Monday morning, but they have to find a way to get to school first. → Read More

Rochester Community Schools to roll out app that allows parents to track bus, child, throughout school year

Rochester Community School district has created an app that will allow parents to track exactly where their child is. → Read More

MDOT planning major work on I-375, I-696 & I-94 in new 5-year plan; public comment sought

Road construction season is in full swing with major projects going on across metro Detroit roads and highways. → Read More

Despite recruiting efforts many school districts are struggling to hire bus drivers

We are just a few weeks away from the start of the school year and getting kids to school continues to be a challenge for many districts. → Read More

Proposed train from Ann Arbor to Traverse City nears phase 2 of study

This is the time of year in Michigan when families head Up North to experience the wonders of Northern Michigan. → Read More

State representative pushing to replace gas tax with a tax that measures lane mile usage

With record-high gas prices, more people are turning towards buying electric vehicles, but this trend could create a major deficit in funding to fix the roads. → Read More

Take turns: The zipper merge is the right way to get through a lane closure

A zipper merge is when two lanes of traffic are brought down to one lane of traffic. When to merge can get confusing, but there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. → Read More

Are roads in Ohio better than roads in Michigan? Here's how they differ

This spring, Michigan drivers have been dealing with nasty potholes, on top of mounting construction projects to fix the aging infrastructure. It's also not hard to see a difference when you cross the border from Michigan into Ohio. → Read More

Expert tips on how to refinance your mortgage to save some extra cash

(WXYZ) — Nathanael Soto and Jogenia Gonzlez wanted to take advantage of lower mortgage rates, so they recently refinanced for big monthly savings. "Before I was paying 4.7%, now it dropped to 2.8%, we are saving about $400 dollars,” the pair said. So why don’t more homeowners do what they did? “Despite the prospect of saving thousands of dollars off their loan, many homeowners are not… → Read More

School bus driver shortage weighing on Michigan parents as routes get delayed, canceled

Hopping on the school bus is a challenge for kids across Michigan, including here in metro Detroit. → Read More

Best southeast Michigan roads to see the fall colors in 2021

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year to hit Michigan roads and see the leaves changing colors. Luckily, you don’t have to go far. → Read More

Here's what you can do to get the most out of your car

Drivers are choosing to hang onto their cars for longer. According to data from IHS Markit, the average age of a car has topped 12 years for the first time ever. → Read More

Return of rush hour? Traffic picks up on metro Detroit roads as people return to work

Even as we return back to a "new normal," life as we once knew it has changed. That includes changes in traffic patterns. → Read More