Transportation Riders United

Details and Logistics for the 2016 Regional Transit Awards dinner

TRU’s 2016 Regional Transit Awards dinner is this Thursday evening, May 12. It is shaping up to be a wonderful event!! If you’re registered to attend, below are details and logistics that should help address most questions you might have.

Note – if you have not yet bought your ticket but are interested in attending, please call the TRU office asap at 313-963-8872 and ask for Megan. Despite last week’s registration deadline, we may be able to fit you in.

When: Thursday, May 12 from 5:30-8:30pm 

  • Doors open at 5:30pm for registration and a reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
  • A 3-course dinner and wine will be served at 6:30pm
  • The Award Ceremony will begin at 7:00pm, recognizing each awardee. The ceremony will conclude before 8:30pm.

Where: Greektown Casino Hotel‘s Grand Ballroom, 1200 St. Antoine, 5th floor

For easiest access, enter the hotel from 1200 St. Antoine just past Monroe St (NOT through the casino). It’s the base of the blue glass skyscraper.

Complimentary secure valet parking is provided for all guests.

The hotel is also conveniently located one block from the Detroit People Mover’s Greektown stop.

The registration, reception and awards dinner will all occur on the hotel’s 5th floor.


Physical tickets are not provided and are not required. Guests are asked to provide their names at the registration table when they arrive.

Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free meal options are available. Please make sure to make us aware of any meal requests as soon as possible.

Call the TRU office at 313-963-8872 with additional questions. Thanks!

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