Transportation Riders United
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Mission

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Mission

Our mission is to improve and promote transit throughout greater Detroit in order to:

  • restore urban vitality,
  • ensure transportation equity, and
  • improve quality of life.

TRU believes the Detroit region needs a balanced transportation network because transportation investments shape our future.

Vision

All people in greater Detroit will have reliable, safe, and affordable access to the places they live, work, shop, and play through a high-quality transit system.

An integrated network of buses, trains, bike routes, and other transportation options will seamlessly connect our cities, region, and beyond.

This system will foster attractive livable neighborhoods, enhance business opportunities and improve the environmental quality of the region.

Values

  • TRU is dedicated to serving the public’s best interest. We are part of the community and work on behalf of the community.
  • TRU works hard because we are confident that we can make a difference over the long-term. We are results-oriented and mission-driven.
  • TRU believes in collaboration and teamwork. We seek to engage new and diverse partners and supporters.
  • TRU is committed to providing trustworthy information and to making well- reasoned, evidence-based decisions.
  • TRU values openness and respectful candor. We strive to always act with honesty and integrity.

Let's Talk Transit! A Project to Build Public Support

What's the biggest barrier to great Detroit regional transit? Too many people throughout southeast Michigan who only drive know little about transit and don't feel that it matters to them. Because they don't feel a connection, they vote against transit funding and their elected officials do litt[...]

The Newly Proposed Regional Transit: Move More People to More Places More Frequently

The Regional Transit Authority is considering a new possible Regional Transit Plan and wants your feedback! A team led by Wayne County Executive Warren Evans has spent the past year listening to people's feedback, concerns, and complaints about the Regional Transit Plan that was adopted by the RTA [...]