Regional Transit Plan

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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Act now to demand regional leaders Let The People Vote!

Should two men be able to veto transit for 4 million people? That’s what Oakland County Exec Brooks Patterson and Macomb County Exec Mark Hackel are trying to do. They say that voters in their counties don’t want expanded regional transit, that SMART provides everything they need, and that the RTA should no longer even …

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The Newly Proposed Regional Transit: Move More People to More Places More Frequently

The Regional Transit Authority is considering a new possible Regional Transit Plan and wants your feedback! A team led by Wayne County Executive Warren Evans has spent the past year listening to people’s feedback, concerns, and complaints about the Regional Transit Plan that was adopted by the RTA in 2016, but never funded. They worked hard …

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