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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RTA Comes to Pontiac!

The Regional Transit Authority covers the full four-county region of southeast Michigan, but has historically held most its meetings in downtown Detroit. But no more! Following encouragement from TRU and their own Citizen’s Advisory Committee, RTA has committed to hold more of their meetings in a broader diversity of locations AND more in the evening …

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Mich. leaders to decide transportation funding; Help ensure transit is included!

Michigan’s legislative leaders are right now debating what may be the largest transportation investment in our state’s history​. They have to decide by September 30. But public transit may be completely left out! Filling potholes is NOT enough to fix Michigan’s transportation troubles! Yes, the state needs to fix the damn roads. And we need new sustainable revenue …

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My Transit Story: Supporting Local Entrepreneurship

A guest blog from Transportation Riders United Board President, Donald Stuckey, a small business owner and lifelong transit rider As a photographer, I enjoy working with my clients in providing the images that they are asking for. This requires me to get around the region to local parks and other venues for these different photo …

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New Oakland Executive’s Take on Transit

With a new Executive in Oakland County for the first time in two decades, many people are wondering what comes next. Among his busy week, new Executive Dave Coulter spoke with the Oakland Press, sharing some important insights on his views of and plans for regional transit. He believes Metro Detroit “desperately needs” a “comprehensive …

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