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A flyer for TRU and DDOT's April 6 event at 6pm on Zoom. Bit.ly/DDOTARPA is the link. The image has a green background with a green DDOT bus.

Tell DDOT How to Best Spend $51,000,000!

Update: Thank you to everyone who joined our discussion with DDOT about prioritizing federal funding! More than 50 people participated. Director Oglesby very much appreciated all of the input, ideas, suggestions, and support offered through both verbal and text feedback. Stay tuned for details about how he incorporates our recommendations into DDOT’s investment priorities! Thanks …

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Auburn Hills Council Votes to Quit SMART, Eliminate Most Transit

While only some of us use transit, all of us need it, since we all depend on people who depend on transit. Despite overwhelming calls not to, the Auburn Hills City Council voted to replace SMART bus service with their own limited service, only for seniors and disabilities, only Monday through Friday. Unless something changes, …

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Disappointing draft Climate Plan; Speak out to demand better!

Michigan can and should be a leader in solving the climate crisis that’s been flooding our communities, burning the west, and making storms much worse. Climate solutions can create jobs of the future and more affordable, attractive communities in the process. Yet the draft plan that the Governor’s Climate Office came out with in January …

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The State of Transit? Rebuilding, Planning for Greatness!

Each year, TRU hosts The State of Transit, bringing together top voices in Detroit area transit to discuss progress, plans, and opportunities for improvement. This Tuesday, January 25, over 120 people joined this virtual event to hear from five great speakers, highlights of which are shared below. The full video can be watched on Facebook. …

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