GRAND RAPIDS – To help Detroit residents get access to the transit options they need to travel safely and/or efficiently to school, work, healthcare and play, Ford is calling on developers to create new apps that help commuters get around efficiently and safely to all the places they need to go.

The “Go Detroit Challenge”, a global online competition,¬†running until February 7 via Devpost, was the topic when host Melissa Birnie was joined by Eric Wingfield, Mobility Strategist – Research and Advanced Engineering for Ford Motor Company.