Regional Transit to proceed without Macomb County

For far too long, a handful of politicians have blocked our region’s progress on regional transit investment. This is in part because the legislation that created the RTA requires affirmative votes from every county to place a funding measure on the ballot. And it’s tough to get this region to agree on anything! Today, transit …

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The Formula for Great Transit

TRU is dedicated to ensuring everyone can get where they need to go in the metro Detroit area, regardless of whether they drive. So what would it really take to accomplish this? There is no silver bullet solution to universal mobility – it must be a wide range of options working together. Different modes work …

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Are YOU the Right Leader for TRU’s Board of Directors?

Applications are now being accepted! TRU believes everyone should be able to get where they need to go, regardless of whether they drive. That mission was decided by TRU’s Board of Directors, which sets our policy and goals and ensures we have the resources to succeed in transforming Detroit area transit. We are seeking leaders …

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TRU’s Mobility & Equity Event: A review of the conversation

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Transportation Riders United was honored to host four expert panelists for our “Mobility and Equity” event. The event was sponsored by Bedrock and held in their scenic Beacon Room downtown. Mobility & Equity was equal parts panel presentation and audience interaction.  Coming from both across the Midwest and Metro Detroit, our …

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