Transportation Riders United
  • The State of Transit: TRU 2019 Annual Meeting!
    What happened around public transit last year? What progress was made? What setbacks have we suffered? What improvements are planned for the region’s transit in 2019? And what will it take to get regional transit funding back on the ballot?!? Come to TRU’s 2019 Annual Meeting to learn all this and more! When: Thursday evening January [ ... ]
  • Sponsorships Available!
    For the Detroit region to compete nationally, we must provide great public transit. TRU is proud to be the leading nonprofit dedicated to making great transit a reality. As 2018 comes to a close, demonstrate your commitment to great transit by sponsoring TRU’s 2019 transit event series.   Wayne County Executive Warren Evans From our premier [ ... ]
  • Exciting series of transit events in 2019
    TRU is hosting an exciting series of events that build on two decades of experience to engage supporters and to bring transit leaders together in support of great transit. 1) The State of Transit: TRU Annual Meeting & Regional Transit Awards This biggest night in Detroit area transit brings top transit agencies leaders together with over [ ... ]
  • SMART Fare Changes
    SMART Bus is proposing new regional fare changes which would eliminate transfer fees, reduce student fares and add new 4-hr, 24-hr, 7-day and 31-day passes. Follow this link to see public hearing times & locations. [ ... ]
  • DDOT Fare Changes 5/01/19
    We’re excited to announce Detroit Department of Transportation‘s new fare rates which go into effect on May 1st. A regular single fare will become a 4 hour regional pass which includes unlimited transfers between routes & bus systems (DDOT & SMART) for up to 4 hours. A 24-hr regional pass will cost $5. 7 day & 31 day passes [ ... ]