Wayne State University

“I drive as little as possible”: Jeremy’s Transit Story

For a seasoned rider like Jeremy Whiting, talking about public transportation is an easy task. In fact, his New Years’ Resolution for 2019 was to use public transportation as often as he could. Jeremy frequently rides SMART buses, taking the 430 and 740 12 Mile routes from his home in Royal Oak to his job …

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Wayne State Offers Free One-Month Bus Passes for Students

Have you heard? Wayne State is offering students free bus passes! Okay so it’s only for October and only for the first 1,000 students, but it’s a huge step for encouraging students to ride transit. Bravo to Wayne State for doing this and for DDOT and SMART for supporting it! Passes are available on a …

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2016 Regional Transit Awardees

Five Exemplary People and Projects to Receive the 2016 Regional Transit Awards Over 150 regional transit leaders and supporters will come together on May 12 to celebrate important progress made on regional transit and the people who made it possible at the Regional Transit Awards dinner. Three individuals and two projects will be awarded this …

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Interactive Annual Meeting on Community Engagement

Thank you to everyone who came out for TRU’s 2015 Annual Meeting, which included three major components:

1) TRU’s Business meeting, featuring the election to the Board of Directors

2) The State of the Region’s Transit presentation by Executive Director Megan Owens

3) An interactive presentation and discussion of Community Engagement in Transit Decision-Making led by Assistant Director Ruth Johnson

See pictures, download documents, and learn lots more about this great event.

Join us for TRU’s Annual Meeting

RSVP today for TRU’s 2015 Annual Meeting on Community Engagement in Transit Decision-Making

When: Thursday , January 22, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: Wayne State Law School Auditorium – 471 W. Palmer St. in midtown Detroit.

Learn how to get your community engaged in the regional transit planning process
Discover best practices for public involvement in transit decision-making
Find out about upcoming opportunities to shape transit plans and priorities
Plus vote on new TRU board members (if you’ve donated this year)

Everyone welcome to attend, so bring a friend!