Transportation Riders United
  • Thanks for a Great Event!
    A big thanks to everyone who came out Feb 6 for our State of Transit TRU Annual meeting. Despite wacky weather and having to reschedule, at least 100 people came out for it! Special thanks to: Our speakers from RTA, SMART, DDOT, and riders, Our excellent host TechTown Detroit, Our generous sponsors, including Liz in Detroit Real Estate, Northern [ ... ]
  • SMART Proposes Bus Fare Changes; Input Requested
    SMART Bus may be changing their fare structure! This new fare structure is the result of a partnership between DDOT & SMART that was announced last August [Detroit News] to make riding the bus easier. TRU is very excited for these changes as this represents a big step towards continued regional cooperation between SMART & DDOT. Detroit [ ... ]
  • DDOT Fare Changes to Launch May 1
    We’re excited to announce Detroit Department of Transportation‘s new fare rates which go into effect on May 1st. While the regular single fare will increase from $1.50 to $2, it will now be good for 4 hours of unlimited rides and transfers on any route on both SMART and DDOT in any direction. Another great change: 7 day & 31 day [ ... ]
  • 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 [ ... ]