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Buy Your Tickets now for TRU’s 2016 Regional Transit Awards!

Buy Your Tickets now for TRU’s 2016 Regional Transit Awards!

Each spring, TRU hosts a Regional Transit Awards dinner to bring together transit supporters, celebrate those fighting for improved transit, and raise money for TRU’s work as Detroit’s nonprofit transit advocate.

The 2016 Awards dinner will be held Thursday evening May 12 at the Greektown Casino Hotel Ballroom.

Mingle with transit officials, community leaders and other transit supporters as we celebrate regional transit progress and recognize some of the people and projects that made it happen with Regional Transit Awards. (Awardees will be announced in April.)

Buy your tickets now to join us for this wonderful event (before prices go up April 21)!

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 [...]

Urgent Strategy for Great Transit!

With lots of news and uncertainty about the future of regional transit, TRU asked our members and allies what they thought our strategy should be. Dozens of people replied and a clear consensus developed: Plan A:  The best solution is a full four-county regional transit investment to improve acces[...]