Transportation Riders United

TRU Board of Directors

Accepting Applications for our Board of Directors!

Accepting Applications for our Board of Directors!

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.

UPDATE: Openings on TRU’s Board Extended Until Dec 15

UPDATE: Openings on TRU’s Board Extended Until Dec 15

TRU is accepting applications to join our Board of Directors!

To ensure our region is ready to invest in world class transit, TRU seeks to grow our board into 2018 to unlock doors to new resources and relationships.

We want a Board that reflects the best of Detroit: Diverse, dynamic and dedicated to getting the job done.

Please review our Guide for Prospective Board Members to learn more. Board Applications are due by December 10, after which TRU’s Executive Board will evaluate Board candidates in comparison to the skills and connections we need on our Board and make recommendations to the full Board of Directors.

TRU Annual Meeting highlighted progress, challenges

TRU Annual Meeting highlighted progress, challenges

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.