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Apply to join TRU’s Board of Directors

TRU is seeking energetic and talented individuals to serve on our Board of Directors.

The board sets TRU’s priorities, values, and funding, while also serving as community ambassadors.

As TRU is striving to develop a Board of Directors as diverse as the Detroit region, we are especially seeking transit riders, people with strong connections to Detroit and Macomb County, and people with financial oversight, fundraising, and organizational development skills.

If you are interested in challenging yourself with this exciting opportunity, review our Guide for Prospective Boardmembers document and contact us to learn more. Applications are due December 15.

Give Thanks. Give Back. Get Involved!

Give Thanks. Give Back. Get Involved!

The holiday season is an important time to not only give thanks for the many good things you have but also to give back to the community that helped provide them.

If you agree that a great public transit system would be a great benefit to the greater Detroit region, here are three important ways you can give back:

1) Apply to join TRU’s Board of Directors! Application deadline extended to January 6.

2) Apply to join the RTA’s Citizens Advisory Committee (Sorry, deadline passed!)

3) Donate to Support Transit Advocacy

As you give thanks this holiday season, think about how you can best give back. Then get involved with Detroit transit advocacy!!

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 [...]