A big thanks to everyone who came out Feb 6 for our State of Transit TRU Annual meeting. Despite wacky weather and having to reschedule, at least 100 people came out for it! Special thanks to: Our speakers from RTA, SMART, DDOT, and riders, Our excellent host TechTown Detroit, Our generous sponsors, including Liz in …
TRU Annual Meeting
What happened around public transit last year? What progress was made? What setbacks have we suffered? What improvements are planned for the region’s transit in 2019? And what will it take to get regional transit funding back on the ballot?!? Come to TRU’s 2019 Annual Meeting to learn all this and more! When: RESCHEDULED for …
Anyone who has given $5 or more in the past 12 months is a member of TRU. In addition to making possible all of TRU’s education, engagement, and advocacy work, TRU members also receive the following benefits: A vote for TRU’s Board of Directors at our Annual Meeting each year Special member updates throughout the …
TRU is seeking passionate talented individuals to serve on our Board of Directors.
Board members are brought together by a shared commitment to improving our local economy and quality of life through improved public transportation.
Board member responsibilities include monthly meetings, ambassadorship for the organization, participation in TRU events, a significant contribution (individually determined), and a willingness to share time and talents for the common goal.
TRU’s Annual Meeting, held Monday January 2017 at the MSU Detroit Center, was packed with over 150 people including transit agency leaders and employees, bus riders, civic leaders, public officials, community activists, and transit supporters.
The event included
1) a TRU presentation on The 2016 Year In Review
2) A State of Metro Detroit Transit Panel Discussion, featuring RTA’s Michael Ford, SMART’s John Hertel, DDOT’s Dan Dirks, and M-1 Rail’s Sommer Woods
3) The TRU Board Election
Highlights of the presentations are summarized with photos and links to videos and downloadable documents.