Transportation Riders United
  • Thanks all for a great discussion on New Mobility & Transit!
    Thank you to everyone who came out to our New Mobility & Transit Panel Discussion Wednesday!  It was an interesting and informative opportunity to explore the ever-changing world of mobility here in Detroit, made even better by audience questions and input. (If you missed it and want to review it again, much of it was recorded on TRU’s [ ... ]
  • Governor-Elect Whitmer’s Position on Transit
    Gretchen Whitmer will be sworn in as Michigan’s Governor on January 1, 2019.  What will that mean for transit? While she has not made transit a priority in the campaign, this administration is expected to be strong transit supporters. Lt. Gov-Elect Garlin Gilchrist is personally a bus rider who has spoken out in support of transit on [ ... ]
  • Accepting Applications for our Board of Directors!
    TRU is seeking passionate talented individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. Board members are brought together by a shared commitment to improving our local economy and quality of life through improved public transportation. Board member responsibilities include monthly meetings, ambassadorship for the organization, participation in TRU events, a significant contribution (individually determined), and a willingness to share time and talents for the common goal.
  • The most convenient, impactful way to support Detroit transit
    To enable TRU to fight for more and better transit, become a TRU's Sustainer - a supporter who makes monthly gifts that help us fight for great regional transit! Becoming a Transit Sustainer is the easiest way to support TRU – and the most cost effective. Your investment in transit advocacy is automatically deducted each month at the level you choose. Rather than spending time and money on solicitations, you allow us to focus on shaping the strongest transit system for everyone. Join today!
  • SMART Wants Your Input on Possible Changes
    SMART is embarking on a new planning process called the SMART Path plan to restructure their bus network. This yearlong process will shape changes to SMART’s system. Their website states, “The objective is to create the best possible transit network for SMART riders within SMART’s available budget.” To do this, they want to learn more about [ ... ]