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DDOT needs a real fix, not a black-out or band-aid

What does DDOT think they’re hiding? Following demands from TRU and other bus advocates, the City of Detroit has for years been posting the DDOT Performance Dashboard each month. They’re introduced as such: The performance dashboard, updated monthly, provides a snapshot of DDOT’s operating performance and is one of many initiatives underway to increase transparency. These …

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D2A2 Detroit to Ann Arbor Express Service to Relaunch October 18th

After an 18 month COVID delay, the hotly-anticipated D2A2 Detroit to Ann Arbor express bus service is finally ready to hit the road! Beginning October 18th, riders will be able to book connective trips between two of Southeast Michigan’s busiest cities. D2A2 is a landmark step towards truly regional public transportation, and a major victory …

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Climate Campaign Updates: Kickoff, Media, Policy Analysis, and Mobilization

TRU has been very active on our Green Rides, Blue Skies campaign this summer! Here are a few recent updates: Get Involved: Campaign Kickoff Sept 8 Get involved helping enable people to drive less and stop the growing climate crisis with TRU’s Green Rides, Blue Skies campaign! You can play a critical role in mobilizing …

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Wayne State offers free DART Passes for Students

Step aside personal automobile: there are new ways to get around Wayne State University. Starting this fall semester, WayneRides has teamed up with DDOT, SMART, The Q-LINE, and MoGo to offer free DART transit passes for all Wayne State students, faculty and staff. Wayne State has subsidized three 4-hour DART passes per day for each …

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TRU demands fixes to MDOT’s 2045 transportation plan

Following careful review of all 160 pages of MDOT’s draft Michigan Mobility 2045 long-range transportation plan and questioning at numerous public meetings, TRU submitted formal comments on the plan, including strengths, weaknesses, and areas that need improvement. Comment Summary Thank you for the Michigan Mobility 2045 plan’s inspirational vision and guiding principles of a multimodal …

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