Advocacy

“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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Tuesday March 2nd – Action Day to #SaveTransit!

Today, Tuesday, March 2nd, TRU is calling all our members to speak out and help #SaveTransit! Congress will soon be voting on the federal COVID-19 Relief Bill, which currently includes $30 billion dollars for federal transit funding. If passed, these funds would be critical to keeping transit agencies operating into the coming years, despite massive …

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Tapping Into Transit: Who is TRU?

Watch the Full Conversation on YouTube This time on “Tapping Into Transit”, we take a step back and ask the question: “just who is TRU?”. TRU is well-known in transit circles, but some of our supporters may not know the story & original mission behind Transportation Riders United. If we don’t invest in quality public …

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Vote YES on Proposal 1: Tapping Into Transit

Watch the Full Conversation Now on Youtube This November, it is crucial that everyone get out and vote for the issues that matter to us. One ballot proposal Detroiters might be less aware of is Proposal 20-1, which will extend and expand funding for the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. Proposal 1 has great potential …

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‘Tapping Into Transit’: TRU’s New Video Web Series

Click HERE to Watch the Full Conversation on YouTube Now Tap into transit! TRU is excited to announce our new video webseries, “Tapping Into Transit”. Join us as our two featured guests take a deep dive into all the latest transit news and developments. For our first episode, TRU board member Nicole Brown interviews TRU …

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