Regional Transit Plan

RTA Comes to Pontiac!

The Regional Transit Authority covers the full four-county region of southeast Michigan, but has historically held most its meetings in downtown Detroit. But no more! Following encouragement from TRU and their own Citizen’s Advisory Committee, RTA has committed to hold more of their meetings in a broader diversity of locations AND more in the evening …

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Help Shape New Regional Transit Priorities!

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. The RTA is updating the region’s transit priorities and wants to hear from you! Since the narrow ballot loss in 2016, the Regional Transit …

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Join us for Transit on Tap July 24!

Do you often whine about transit service and its limitations? Ready to uncork new ideas for achieving greater transit? Then join TRU and friends for sparkling conversation over wine at the latest edition of Transit On Tap! Its a casual conversation over nibbles and drinks about whatever transit-related topic is on your mind. We’ll provide …

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SMART Wants Your Input on Possible Changes

SMART is embarking on a new planning process called the SMART Path plan to restructure their bus network. This yearlong process will shape changes to SMART’s system. Their website states, “The objective is to create the best possible transit network for SMART riders within SMART’s available budget.” To do this, they want to learn more …

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Regional Transit Update: A Success, Some Progress, but More Delays

The battle for regional transit in southeast Michigan has been quite a roller coaster this spring, and this week more than most! Here’s a recap: 1) Success at the Oakland County Commission:  A bi-partisan majority of the Oakland County Commission signed on in support of letting the people decide on region-wide transit this November 2018! …

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