Congress

‘Who Decides Transit?’ Virtual Town Hall Recap

Watch the Full Town Hall Event on Youtube Now                 Funding public transportation is a detailed political process most are unaware of. Accordingly, TRU held it’s third Virtual Town Hall this past Tuesday, “Who Decides Transit?”. The town hall attempted to unpack the various moving components of transit policy decision-making. Attendees heard from three policy …

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Who Decides Transit? A Virtual Town Hall – Oct 13

Sure, transit agencies run bus service but who else makes major decisions that impact transit? Register today to learn about the federal, state, and local roles in deciding transit from special guests from Transportation for America, RTA, and the Michigan Public Transit Association. Then discuss ways that YOU can influence these important decision-makers to demand …

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TRU supports INVEST Act proposed in US House

While most transportation decisions are local, the federal government sets an important standard and shapes critical investments throughout the nation. For far too long, that federal direction has encouraged wasteful spending on wider highways with minimal transit support beyond occasional new buses. The US House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee released their draft proposal for long-term …

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Victory: Emergency Funding for Transit!

Transit is Essential Transit agencies here and nationwide are on the front lines of the pandemic. Bus drivers ensure that all the people we all depend on – the nurses, Rx techs, janitors, and grocery clerks – can get to work. #TransitisEssential! Transit agencies are doing a lot to slow the spread of COVID-19: They’re connecting …

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Join the Thunderclap of support for transit funding!

The White House has proposed severe cuts to public transportation. Join us in telling Congress that cuts to public transportation will hurt American communities, cost jobs, and reduce our quality of life. Congress must also include investment in public transportation as part of any new infrastructure initiative. Our outreach will have a bigger impact if …

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