Michigan Legislature

Partial Success: Bus funding restored!

House restored funding for local bus agencies, thanks to supporter outreach! But more work needed: funding could still be slashed for senior shuttles, rides to work, regional initiatives (including RTA!!), and more! Following a tidal wave of opposition from transit agencies and hundreds of transit supporters like you, the Michigan House of Representatives amended their …

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Michigan Legislature trying to GUT transit, rail to fund roads!

Balanced transportation investments? Ha! The Michigan House Transportation Appropriations committee passed a budget June 6 that would drastically gut many essential transportation investments in a vain attempt to fix the roads without any new investments. Tell them NO gutting transit for roads! Public transit provides a critical lifeline to hundreds of thousands of Michiganders who …

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Governor-Elect Whitmer’s Position on Transit

Gretchen Whitmer will be sworn in as Michigan’s Governor on January 1, 2019.  What will that mean for transit? While she has not made transit a priority in the campaign, this administration is expected to be strong transit supporters. Lt. Gov-Elect Garlin Gilchrist is personally a bus rider who has spoken out in support of …

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Governor-Elect Whitmer's Position on Transit

Gretchen Whitmer will be sworn in as Michigan’s Governor on January 1, 2019.  What will that mean for transit? While she has not made transit a priority in the campaign, this administration is expected to be strong transit supporters. Lt. Gov-Elect Garlin Gilchrist is personally a bus rider who has spoken out in support of …

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Extraordinary Commute Story Highlights Transit Failures

Have you heard the amazing story of James Robertson?

It is a story of personal determination and community generosity, yet also a powerful example of the failure of our regional transit system.

Join us in demanding swift action for everyone who struggles to get to work because our transit fails them. SIGN OUR PETITION TODAY!