Events

Transit Tuesday Talk Recap: Regional Transit Planning

Some of Metro Detroit’s top transportation leaders gathered with TRU on October 24 to talk about regional transit planning at our latest Transit Tuesday Talk. Representatives of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA), the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transit (SMART), and the Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) spoke last Tuesday at …

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Save Our Service: New TRU Report Spotlights Bus Crisis, Demands Regional Leaders Get Involved!

Today, TRU released a new report spotlighting the ongoing crisis of sparce and no-show buses that is devastating bus riders throughout the region. SMART and DDOT are both running 20-30% less service than pre-pandemic and riders still suffer through regular no-show buses, causing them to miss classes, waste money, and even lose jobs. All because …

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SMART expansion happening in Oakland County – but with service cuts

SMART recently announced service change proposals in Oakland County that include major expansion into new communities but also some eliminations and cuts. But still no solution to the ongoing no-show bus crisis caused by SMART’s failure to pay competitive wages! Review TRU comments on proposed service changes TRU is excited to share the details of …

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Tell City Council: It’s Time to Fix Detroit’s Transit Crisis

TRU and allies rallied to “Show Drivers and Riders Some Love!” This past Valentine’s Day, TRU and partner organizations rallied outside City Hall to send a message to Mayor Duggan and Detroit City Council: In the City budget for next year, we need to adequately fund the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and restore the …

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