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“I drive as little as possible”: Jeremy’s Transit Story

For a seasoned rider like Jeremy Whiting, talking about public transportation is an easy task. In fact, his New Years’ Resolution for 2019 was to use public transportation as often as he could. Jeremy frequently rides SMART buses, taking the 430 and 740 12 Mile routes from his home in Royal Oak to his job …

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Royal Oak has a chance to do what the region couldn’t!

While region-wide transit expansion is not on the November ballot, residents of Royal Oak DO have a chance to improve and expand transit in their community! On the November ballot will be Royal Oak Public Transit (ROPT) – a 1.25 millage to: Expand senior to include nights and weekends, Increase current SMART bus service frequency …

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Royal Oak has a chance to do what the region couldn't!

While region-wide transit expansion is not on the November ballot, residents of Royal Oak DO have a chance to improve and expand transit in their community! On the November ballot will be Royal Oak Public Transit (ROPT) – a 1.25 millage to: Expand senior to include nights and weekends, Increase current SMART bus service frequency …

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Announcing the 2018 Regional Transit Awardees

TRU is honored to recognize four outstanding people and projects that have done exemplary work to advance and improve transit in the greater Detroit area: .
1) SMART’s new FAST service for substantial improvements in the frequency of cross-county express service on the region’s busiest corridors;
2) Dearborn Economic Development Director Barry Murray for dedicated work to develop the John D Dingell Transit Center and to otherwise enhance mobility;
3) M-1 Rail VP of External Affairs Sommer Woods for work to expand public engagement in transit planning and incorporate Detroiters into the transit workforce; and
4) David Gifford for his self-driven efforts to promote public transit and increase ridership of the RefleX service through social media promotion.