transit funding

Speak out for Regional Transit!

​The biggest barrier to great transit in southeast Michigan is dedicated funding. Despite a narrow defeat in 2016, an improved plan, and growing support, Macomb officials won’t let RTA back on the ballot. So it’s time to work around them! Leaders of Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties are not deterred! They have developed another way …

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The Formula for Great Transit

TRU is dedicated to ensuring everyone can get where they need to go in the metro Detroit area, regardless of whether they drive. So what would it really take to accomplish this? There is no silver bullet solution to universal mobility – it must be a wide range of options working together. Different modes work …

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Want to Solve Climate Change? Gotta Fund Transit!

From our friends at Transportation for America: This week, over 220 media outlets have pledged to devote coverage to climate change. But many climate change stories miss an important part of the problem: vehicle miles traveled. The conversation on climate change tends to focus on electric vehicles, renewable energy, putting a price on carbon. But …

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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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