Transportation Riders United

Regional Transit Awards

Announcing the 2017 Regional Transit Awardees!

Announcing the 2017 Regional Transit Awardees!

Please join us in congratulating the 2017 Regional Transit Awardees:

– Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant: Warren Evans, Wayne County Executive
– Exemplary Innovation Award: RefleX, the joint service of DDOT, SMART and RTA
– Unsung Hero Award: Alexis Blizman
– Transit Employee of the Year: Ben Stupka, RTA Manager of Planning
– Transit Activist of the Year: Daniel Duane Spyker

Please join us as these awards are presented at TRU’s sixth annual Regional Transit Awards dinner on Thursday evening, May 11.

Get Your Tickets Now for the 2017 Regional Transit Awards!

Get Your Tickets Now for the 2017 Regional Transit Awards!

Buy your tickets before April 19 for the 2017 Regional Transit Awards dinner for a special early-bird rate!

Each year, TRU brings together leaders from transit agencies, advocates, and community and business supporters for one great night celebrating efforts to improve our region’s transit.

Please join us Thursday evening May 11 for this inspiring event, which also serves as TRU’s top fundraiser for the year. Support TRU and celebrate top transit champions at this event you won’t want to miss!

Who did great work to improve transit in the last year?

Who did great work to improve transit in the last year?

On May 11, 2017, TRU will present our Regional Transit Awards, recognizing the important work individuals and groups are doing to improve transit throughout greater Detroit.

Who do you think should be recognized?

Potential award categories include, Transit Employee of the Year, Corporate Transit Champion Award, Exemplary Innovation Award, Under 30 – Breakthrough Transit Champion, Unsung Hero, and Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant.

Please make nominations here!