Macomb County

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 should no longer even …

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Urgent Strategy for Great Transit!

What’s next for regional transit? We’ve got a three-part strategy:

1) TRU members and allies seem to agree that a full four-county region-wide transit investment would be best. We need people from outer suburbs to be vocal supporters to counter the misperception that their communities don’t want transit!

2) If 4-county transit isn’t possible, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties would be better making major transit investments connecting their communities. Thank leaders from Detroit, Wayne, and Washtenaw Counties and urge them to make a regional transit investment happen this year!

3) TRU is also working to make sure whatever goes back on the ballot has broad voter support. Help us educate people with no transit experience about the benefits of transit while listening to their ideas and concerns, through our Let’s Talk Transit community engagement program.

Tell the Region's Leaders: Support Region-Wide Transit Now!

After years of bicker and months of negotiating, will our region’s leaders finally come to agreement on the next steps for regional transit?
Take Action NOW: Tell your county leaders that we need quick action on a region-wide transit system with no holes in it! Call them directly or use our easy online action tool to edit a pre-drafted email message to them.

Tell the Region’s Leaders: Support Region-Wide Transit Now!

After years of bicker and months of negotiating, will our region’s leaders finally come to agreement on the next steps for regional transit?

Take Action NOW: Tell your county leaders that we need quick action on a region-wide transit system with no holes in it! Call them directly or use our easy online action tool to edit a pre-drafted email message to them.

UPDATE: Openings on TRU's Board Extended Until Dec 15

TRU is accepting applications to join our Board of Directors!
To ensure our region is ready to invest in world class transit, TRU seeks to grow our board into 2018 to unlock doors to new resources and relationships.
We want a Board that reflects the best of Detroit: Diverse, dynamic and dedicated to getting the job done.
Please review our Guide for Prospective Board Members to learn more. Board Applications are due by December 10, after which TRU’s Executive Board will evaluate Board candidates in comparison to the skills and connections we need on our Board and make recommendations to the full Board of Directors.