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Speak out for Regional Transit!

​The biggest barrier to great transit in southeast Michigan is dedicated funding. Despite a narrow defeat in 2016, an improved plan, and growing support, Macomb officials won’t let RTA back on the ballot. So it’s time to work around them! Leaders of Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties are not deterred! They have developed another way …

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Are YOU the Right Leader for TRU’s Board of Directors? Deadline extended to Jan 3.

Applications are now being accepted! TRU believes everyone should be able to get where they need to go, regardless of whether they drive. That mission was decided by TRU’s Board of Directors, which sets our policy and goals and ensures we have the resources to succeed in transforming Detroit area transit. We are seeking leaders …

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Myth-busting 3-County Transit

Last month, leaders from Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties came together to affirm their commitment to improving and expanding transit throughout their communities. They committed to work together to get a coordinated regional transit funding measure on the November 2020 ballot. Despite a great deal of excitement around this news, many questions quickly arose. Here’s …

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Regional Transit to proceed without Macomb County

For far too long, a handful of politicians have blocked our region’s progress on regional transit investment. This is in part because the legislation that created the RTA requires affirmative votes from every county to place a funding measure on the ballot. And it’s tough to get this region to agree on anything! Today, transit …

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