TRU is hosting an exciting series of events that build on two decades of experience to engage supporters and to bring transit leaders together in support of great transit. 1) The State of Transit: TRU Annual Meeting & Regional Transit…
Thank you to everyone who came out to TRU’s big State of the Region’s Transit 2018 Annual Meeting! Over 150 people came together on Wednesday, January 31 to discuss The State of Transit. Extra special thanks to our speakers for sharing…
TRU is honored to recognize four outstanding people and projects that have done exemplary work to advance and improve transit in the greater Detroit area: .
1) SMART’s new FAST service for substantial improvements in the frequency of cross-county express service on the region’s busiest corridors;
2) Dearborn Economic Development Director Barry Murray for dedicated work to develop the John D Dingell Transit Center and to otherwise enhance mobility;
3) M-1 Rail VP of External Affairs Sommer Woods for work to expand public engagement in transit planning and incorporate Detroiters into the transit workforce; and
4) David Gifford for his self-driven efforts to promote public transit and increase ridership of the RefleX service through social media promotion.
Join us Wednesday evening January 31 for
The State of the Region’s Transit: TRU 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Reception
Top leaders from the area’s transit agencies will provide updates on their progress in 2017 and plans for 2018, then will take your questions. The event will also feature presentation of Regional Transit Awards and election of TRU’s Board of Directors (by TRU members).
It will be at TechTown Detroit just off Woodward in midtown from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
As TRU Director Megan Owens reminded attendees at the 2017 Regional Transit Awards dinner, temporary setbacks are overwhelmed by the enormous progress southeast Michigan has experienced in people and support for regional transit investment. This sixth annual Regional Transit Awards…