Help Shape New Regional Transit Priorities!

Everyone knows southeast Michigan needs regional transit improvements (well, nearly everyone). The big debate is what those changes should be, what should be prioritized first, and how to pay for them. The RTA is updating the region’s transit priorities and wants to hear from you! Since the narrow ballot loss in 2016, the Regional Transit …

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My Transit Story: Be a Little More Human

A guest blog from Transportation Riders United Board Member, Kelly Koslowski For many people, public transit is a necessary way to get around. For me, it’s a way to understand other people. As someone who owns a car and can afford to keep it insured and fueled up, I understand I’m speaking from a place …

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Join us for Transit on Tap July 24!

Do you often whine about transit service and its limitations? Ready to uncork new ideas for achieving greater transit? Then join TRU and friends for sparkling conversation over wine at the latest edition of Transit On Tap! Its a casual conversation over nibbles and drinks about whatever transit-related topic is on your mind. We’ll provide …

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Partial Success: Bus funding restored!

House restored funding for local bus agencies, thanks to supporter outreach! But more work needed: funding could still be slashed for senior shuttles, rides to work, regional initiatives (including RTA!!), and more! Following a tidal wave of opposition from transit agencies and hundreds of transit supporters like you, the Michigan House of Representatives amended their …

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