Events

The State of Transit event Jan 28: Re-Imagining Transit Post-COVID-19

2020 proved that many things assumed impossible are absolutely achievable. Working from home. Elimination of rush hour traffic. Fare-free transit. Massive federal investment in transit operations. So why not easy car-free living in the Motor City?  At this year’s State of Transit event, TRU will both recap transit in 2020 and look ahead to the …

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Transit Trivia to Support TRU!

This Giving Tuesday, December 1st, join TRU for it’s first ever transit trivia fundraiser! “Transit Trivia to Support TRU” is a fast-paced online trivia game for our members and new supporters alike. Winners will recieve their own exclusive TRU swag! All are welcome and admission is free! Donations are encouraged. TO RSVP: Send a contact …

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‘Who Decides Transit?’ Virtual Town Hall Recap

Watch the Full Town Hall Event on Youtube Now                 Funding public transportation is a detailed political process most are unaware of. Accordingly, TRU held it’s third Virtual Town Hall this past Tuesday, “Who Decides Transit?”. The town hall attempted to unpack the various moving components of transit policy decision-making. Attendees heard from three policy …

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Who Decides Transit? A Virtual Town Hall – Oct 13

Sure, transit agencies run bus service but who else makes major decisions that impact transit? Register today to learn about the federal, state, and local roles in deciding transit from special guests from Transportation for America, RTA, and the Michigan Public Transit Association. Then discuss ways that YOU can influence these important decision-makers to demand …

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Transit, Climate Change & Our Communities Town Hall Summary

Watch the full conversation on YouTube On Wednesday August 12th, TRU held its second Virtual Town Hall “Transit, Climate Change, and Our Communities: Why Detroit and the Suburbs Must Embrace Transit”. Hosted in collaboration with the Sierra Club of Michigan, the Town Hall showcased a wide-array of perspectives, from regional advocates to national researchers. Each …

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