Macomb County

Regional Transit to proceed without Macomb County

For far too long, a handful of politicians have blocked our region’s progress on regional transit investment. This is in part because the legislation that created the RTA requires affirmative votes from every county to place a funding measure on the ballot. And it’s tough to get this region to agree on anything! Today, transit …

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Accepting Applications for our Board of Directors!

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

Board members are brought together by a shared commitment to improving our local economy and quality of life through improved public transportation.

Board member responsibilities include monthly meetings, ambassadorship for the organization, participation in TRU events, a significant contribution (individually determined), and a willingness to share time and talents for the common goal.

Surprising Success: Fall 2018 Update

 Sometimes success comes in unexpected ways. Transit is improving. It may not always feel like change is happening and it’s not yet enough, but improvements should be celebrated! When we worked in 2015 with the RTA to develop a Regional Transit Plan, we asked our members their priorities for improved and expanded transit. We heard: Seamless, …

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Vote YES August 7 to Keep SMART Rolling!

Every day, SMART buses take tens of thousands of our neighbors to work, school, doctors, and elsewhere, while also helping seniors and people with disabilities stay independent. It may not be exciting, but this critical service is the backbone of our public transit system and must be maintained. Vote YES on your county public transit millage …

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