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Great TRU Spring Meeting on Transit Service and Coordination

Thanks so much to DDOT, SMART, M-1 RAIL, Detroit People Mover, and AAATA The Ride for presenting at TRU’s Spring Meeting April 3! All provided great updates on service improvements, funding challenges, coordination efforts, and plans for the future.

Presenters participated in a Q&A led by Ruth Johnson, during which riders were encouraged to call in complaints with specific details on times and routes so management can know what’s going on and take action to make improvements.

Come to TRU’s Spring Meeting on SMART, DDOT and Other Transit Agencies Working Better Together

Come to TRU’s Spring Meeting: SMART, DDOT and Other Transit Agencies Working Better Together!

Find out what the transit agencies in Southeast Michigan are doing or plan to do this year to improve public transit in our region. Let them know which improvements are most important to you!

DATE: Thursday, April 3, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
LOCATION: at the MSU Detroit Center, 3408 Woodward, south of Mack

Nominees for 2014 Regional Transit Awards

Nominees for 2014 Regional Transit Awards

TRU is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 Regional Transit Awards! These 24 amazing individuals and projects are being recognized for their unique and powerful contribution to improving our region’s transit.

All nominees will be celebrated and the winners – selected by an independent panel of judges – will be awarded that the Awards dinner on Thursday evening, May 8, at Detroit’s historic Hotel St. Regis.

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[...]