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Nominees for 2014 Regional Transit Awards

Nominees for 2014 Regional Transit Awards

TRU is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 Regional Transit Awards! These 24 amazing individuals and projects are being recognized for their unique and powerful contribution to improving our region’s transit.

All nominees will be celebrated and the winners – selected by an independent panel of judges – will be awarded that the Awards dinner on Thursday evening, May 8, at Detroit’s historic Hotel St. Regis.

Act now to demand regional leaders Let The People Vote!

Should two men be able to veto transit for 4 million people? That’s what Oakland County Exec Brooks Patterson and Macomb County Exec Mark Hackel are trying to do. They say that voters in their counties don’t want expanded regional transit, that SMART provides everything they need, and that the RTA [...]

Urgent Strategy for Great Transit!

With lots of news and uncertainty about the future of regional transit, TRU asked our members and allies what they thought our strategy should be. Dozens of people replied and a clear consensus developed: Plan A:  The best solution is a full four-county regional transit investment to improve acces[...]