Get Involved

Interested in helping TRU make great transit a reality in Metro Detroit? 

Donate to support great transit

TRU is an independent community-supported not-for-profit organization. Our work is only possible thanks to transit supporters who donate what they can. Whether $5 or $5,000, your support means so much.

Donating means you become a TRU member – which makes you eligible for member benefits such as members-only updates and events.

Stay updated by joining our mailing list

TRU’s mailing list is a great way to stay informed of the latest in the region’s transit news, events, calls to action, and more.

You can also follow us on social media for more frequent updates and to join in the conversation:

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There are lots of ways to help out, from office work and mailings, to transit hearings and lobbying. Interested? Complete our online survey and check “Interested in Volunteering” or email


College students and others can get actively involved in bringing transit to metro Detroit while getting great work experience and potentially earning class credit. While generally unpaid, interns may be eligible for a stipend. To apply, send your resume with an email explaining your interest to

Join the Board

We want a board of directors that reflects the best of Detroit – diverse, dynamic, and dedicated to getting the job done. We accept applications for new Board members each fall. If you understand that transit is a key component of a healthy economy, are willing to work hard, and are ready to take leadership in the fight, we invite you to learn more about TRU and the roles and responsibilities you would take up as a board member.