Regional Transit Awards

Don't Miss The State of the Region's Transit 2018!

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.

Transit Champions Celebrated at 2017 Regional Transit Awards

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 dinner spotlighted five amazing people and one important project working to improve transit throughout our …

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Celebrating the 2017 Regional Transit Awards

Tonight’s the night! We’re looking forward to a wonderful evening bringing together transit providers and supporters from all across the region to recognize several amazing transit projects and leaders. A few important reminders: No last minute tickets are available, but donations are always appreciated! Please support this event and TRU’s important transit advocacy all year-round …

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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!

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!