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Wayne State offers free DART Passes for Students

Step aside personal automobile: there are new ways to get around Wayne State University. Starting this fall semester, WayneRides has teamed up with DDOT, SMART, The Q-LINE, and MoGo to offer free DART transit passes for all Wayne State students, faculty and staff. Wayne State has subsidized three 4-hour DART passes per day for each …

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DDOT and SMART bring back fares March 15. Is it the right time?

DDOT and SMART plan to start charging fares again on March 15. But why should riders start paying full fares for less than full service? Fares were suspended last year as part of COVID safety efforts, in order to reduce the amount of time riders spend next to the driver and enable back door boarding …

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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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DDOT bus service restarts, following 3 days without buses!

Friday morning, October 2nd, DDOT drivers stopped working and refused to drive again until the City improves driver safety. This Detroit bus stoppage really hurt riders – tens of thousands of people who depend on DDOT buses were left stranded for three days, before they finally worked out a deal and service restarted early Monday …

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TRU Helped Create National State of Transportation Planning 2020 Report

The American Planning Association is made up of 40,000 professionals who work in the development of communities — physical, economic, and social — at the local, regional, state and national levels. Every two years, they ask experts in the field to contribute to The State of Transportation Planning report that focuses on current topics in …

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