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NEW REPORT: Congressional Action On Transit Funding Could Transform Economic Opportunity In Michigan

A new report released today by the Alliance for a Just Society shows that if Congress acts this summer to fully fund public transit — including operational funds — Michigan would see significant economic and environmental benefits. TRU is pleased to be joined by Detroit People’s Platform and the Amalgamated Transit Union to promote it …

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Announcing TRU’s “Green Rides, Blue Skies” Campaign

Take action now to support smart climate solutions! As the realities of climate change become more real, Michigan simply must do more to lower CO2 emissions and protect our environment. Governor Whitmer has promised to make Michigan Carbon-Neutral by 2050 and her plan needs to address the impact driving has on our environment.  That is …

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MDOT’s plan for 2045: More of the same?

Michigan is facing a choice – a fork in the road: Will Michigan continue to spend billions on wider highways, despite the climate crisis, increasing road deaths, persistent inequity, and lots of people who don’t want to drive? Or will Michigan give more than just lip service to the virtues of transportation choices and finally …

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Rare Chance for Big New Federal Funding for Transit Operations!

Imagine if southeast Michigan bus lines ran every 10 minutes! (No more 45 minute or 2 hour waits for buses!) Imagine bus service prioritizing the most underprivileged communities! Imagine if all bus routes ran 24 hours a day, including weekends! Southeast Michigan’s transit system has long been underfunded, investing 1/3 what most major metro areas …

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Oakland County Leaders Commit to Tackle the Climate Crisis!

Climate change is real. Climate change is happening. Deadly heat waves. More dangerous floods. Bigger, more deadly storms. Tropical diseases spreading north. Climate change is already hurting Michigan, the US, and the entire world, and is poised to get much worse! Thankfully, some of our political leaders recognize this threat and are doing everything they …

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