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Interested in helping TRU make quality transit a reality in metro Detroit? There are many ways to help:

Donate to TRU

TRU is an independent non-profit organization, funded primarily by donations from individuals who agree with our mission of bringing quality transit to metro Detroit. Please give today!

Sign up for the email list

TRU’s email list is a great way to keep informed about the latest transit news, announcements of upcoming meetings, interesting transit facts and more.


There are lots of ways to help out, from office work and mailings, to transit hearings and lobbying.


College students and others can get actively involved in bringing transit to metro Detroit while getting great work experience and potentially earning class credit. Send your resume with an email explaining your interest to to apply or get more information.

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 [...]