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Save Our Service: New TRU Report Spotlights Bus Crisis, Demands Regional Leaders Get Involved!

Today, TRU released a new report spotlighting the ongoing crisis of sparce and no-show buses that is devastating bus riders throughout the region. SMART and DDOT are both running 20-30% less service than pre-pandemic and riders still suffer through regular no-show buses, causing them to miss classes, waste money, and even lose jobs. All because …

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Tell City Council: It’s Time to Fix Detroit’s Transit Crisis

TRU and allies rallied to “Show Drivers and Riders Some Love!” This past Valentine’s Day, TRU and partner organizations rallied outside City Hall to send a message to Mayor Duggan and Detroit City Council: In the City budget for next year, we need to adequately fund the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and restore the …

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DDOT needs a real fix, not a black-out or band-aid

What does DDOT think they’re hiding? Following demands from TRU and other bus advocates, the City of Detroit has for years been posting the DDOT Performance Dashboard each month. They’re introduced as such: The performance dashboard, updated monthly, provides a snapshot of DDOT’s operating performance and is one of many initiatives underway to increase transparency. These …

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