transit funding

Keep Our City Rolling: Give Today to Defend Transit!

For twenty years, TRU has fought for Detroit area transit, through every crisis and every opportunity. Member donations make it possible. Join TRU today! Most recently, we helped win emergency transit funding: When COVID-19 struck, bus ridership plummeted 70%. Bus agencies stopped charging fares and doubled their cleaning regimes. Their budgets were headed off a …

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Victory: Emergency Funding for Transit!

Transit is Essential Transit agencies here and nationwide are on the front lines of the pandemic. Bus drivers ensure that all the people we all depend on – the nurses, Rx techs, janitors, and grocery clerks – can get to work. #TransitisEssential! Transit agencies are doing a lot to slow the spread of COVID-19: They’re connecting …

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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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