community engagement

Board Member Spotlight: Paul Jones III

Just try it out The bus has always been on Paul Jones IIIs’ mind, even when he wasn’t riding Paul grew up on Detroit’s Northwest side, yet the bus was not a part of Paul’s lifestyle growing up. “My dad rode in the 70’s & 80’s…but [growing up] during pre-bankruptcy Detroit, getting on the bus …

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‘No more exclusions’: Chakusola Guinn

Chakusola Guinn is an Oakland County resident with something to say. Chakusola has been riding DDOT & SMART buses since 2004, and unfortunately has not always had the smoothest experiences. Chakusola lives in Royal Oak, finding SMART routes and the DDOT Woodward bus constraining. She is fed up with the gaps in Oakland service, and …

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Internships to improve Detroit Transit!

Do you care about improving transit in metro Detroit? Do you want hands-on experience building the public support transit needs? Can you dedicate 10-25 hours a week for a few months to fighting for more and better transit? Then TRU internships might be right for you! TRU has summer internship openings for students interested in making …

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