Transit Impact Stories

Bus Rider Stories: Kathy Meagher

Thanks to public transit, Kathy Meagher has been able to get around on her own despite being unable to drive. However, the shortage of bus drivers in the region threatens her freedom of mobility. TRU interviewed her to illustrate the challenges and opportunities faced by transit users in Metro Detroit. Kathy Meagher (pronounced ‘MAY-er’) lives …

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“Freedom to Explore”: Bianca’s Transit Impact Story

Bianca Miles is TRU’s 2020-2021 Wayne State Social Work Intern and a lifelong Detroit bus rider. Using her interest in policy advocacy, Bianca has organized our recent Legislative Roundtables, bringing regional legislators in conversation with riders and other advocates. Bianca has also assisted in bus rider canvassing and with other TRU events. TRU thanks Bianca …

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