Transportation Riders United
  • New Mobility & Transit: Panel Discussion and Q&A
    Can new mobility complement transit to unlock universal, affordable access? Join us for an expert panel discussion and Q&A on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at TechTown Detroit. We're bringing in some of the area's top new mobility experts to ask them. Everyone is welcome - bring your questions! An RSVP and $20 donation are requested.
  • A flyer for Transit on Tap depicting different modes of transportation as beer taps, including Scooter Pile IPAJoin Us for the Inaugural Edition of Transit on Tap!
    Join Transportation Riders United for the first-ever edition of our new transit-oriented happy hour, Transit on Tap! Raise a glass with us and discuss transportation and this month’s special topic, new mobility. The details: Wednesday October 17 from 6-8pm at Northern Lights Lounge, 660 W. Baltimore in Detroit Free to attend / Free [ ... ]
  • Wayne State Offers Free One-Month Bus Passes for Students
    Have you heard? Wayne State is offering students free bus passes! Okay so it’s only for October and only for the first 1,000 students, but it’s a huge step for encouraging students to ride transit. Bravo to Wayne State for doing this and for DDOT and SMART for supporting it! Passes are available on a first come, first served basis [ ... ]
  • A Black dad and son looking at each other on a bus.DDOT’s Proposed New Fares: An Explainer
    DDOT and SMART are proposing a revolution in the ways in which you pay for the bus! What would this mean for you? Here’s what you need to know: Proposed Fare Changes Eliminate transfer fees – Instead of paying $1.50 and adding a charge for each transfer, you’d pay $2 for unlimited rides for 4-hours. Ride all you want –no need to pay [ ... ]
  • Surprising Success: Fall 2018 Update
     Sometimes success comes in unexpected ways. Transit is improving. It may not always feel like change is happening and it’s not yet enough, but improvements should be celebrated! When we worked in 2015 with the RTA to develop a Regional Transit Plan, we asked our members their priorities for improved and expanded transit. We heard: Seamless, not [ ... ]