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Welcome Kristen to the TRU team!

Welcome Kristen to the TRU team!

TRU is excited to welcome a new member to the TRU family – Kristen Milefchik! While working on her Masters of Social Work at Wayne State University, Kristen will help lead our Let’s Talk Transit peer-to-peer community engagement program, among other projects.

A lifelong advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, Kristen helped launch the Vote Yes for Regional Transit campaign last year.

We’re excited to have Kristen join the TRU family!

RTA accepting applications for Citizens’ Advisory Committee

RTA accepting applications for Citizens’ Advisory Committee

The RTA is accepting applications for the Citizens’ Advisory Committee now through Nov 17.

“The purpose of the CAC is to advise the RTA on transit issues, make suggestions for improvements in transit service, and advocate for greater funding for public transportation.”

To ensure diversity and meet statutory requirements, the CAC is especially seeking residents of Macomb County, users of public transportation, senior citizens and people with disabilities, and individuals representing business, labor, community, and faith-based organizations.

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 [...]