Regional Transit Authority

Help Shape the new Regional Transit Plan!

Everyone knows southeast Michigan needs regional transit improvements (well, nearly everyone). The big debate is what those changes should be, what should be prioritized first, and how to pay for them. Check out the new draft transit plan! Since the narrow ballot loss in 2016, the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has been listening to feedback, …

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Thanks for a Great Event!

A big thanks to everyone who came out Feb 6 for our State of Transit TRU Annual meeting. Despite wacky weather and having to reschedule, at least 100 people came out for it! Special thanks to: Our speakers from RTA, SMART, DDOT, and riders, Our excellent host TechTown Detroit, Our generous sponsors, including Liz in …

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The State of Transit: TRU 2019 Annual Meeting! (Rescheduled to Feb 6!)

What happened around public transit last year? What progress was made? What setbacks have we suffered? What improvements are planned for the region’s transit in 2019? And what will it take to get regional transit funding back on the ballot?!? Come to TRU’s 2019 Annual Meeting to learn all this and more! When: RESCHEDULED for …

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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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