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Detroit Area COVID-19 Transit Service Update Center

LAST UPDATED 6/12/20 at 11:00PM. Transportation Riders United is compiling transit service changes on this page. Because service can change rapidly, we will keep updating the page as often as we are able, and will always list the most recent updated date at the top. For the most current information on a service, check the …

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TRU Statement in Support of Black Lives and Black Communities

We at TRU strongly believe that Black Lives and Black Communities matter, now and always. We are outraged and appalled by the extrajudicial murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and far too many other BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) in this country.  TRU’s core mission is that everyone should be able to …

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Coronavirus takes another life from DDOT community

TRU sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Fred Westbrook, who recently passed away from COVID-19. He recently retired after many years a president of Detroit’s bus drivers union, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 26, fighting for fair treatment of bus riders. For 30 years, he negotiated bonuses for bus drivers if ridership …

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TRU Helped Create National State of Transportation Planning 2020 Report

The American Planning Association is made up of 40,000 professionals who work in the development of communities — physical, economic, and social — at the local, regional, state and national levels. Every two years, they ask experts in the field to contribute to The State of Transportation Planning report that focuses on current topics in …

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