Council on Climate Solutions

Disappointing draft Climate Plan; Speak out to demand better!

Michigan can and should be a leader in solving the climate crisis that’s been flooding our communities, burning the west, and making storms much worse. Climate solutions can create jobs of the future and more affordable, attractive communities in the process. Yet the draft plan that the Governor’s Climate Office came out with in January …

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Priorities for 2022: Expand transit!!

Detroit area transit needs improvement in a lot of different ways. TRU could educate, advocate, and mobilize for a lot of different transit improvements. But we can’t take on everything, so each year, TRU’s Board of Directors set priorities – choosing the projects, threats, and opportunities where we can have the greatest impact on the …

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Green Mobility event showcased great options and policy needs

Watch our full ‘Green Mobility Showcase’ now! Green mobility for all is a critical goal for TRU and our partners at DreamCorps Green for All. So last Friday, November 19th, we partnered to present the ‘Green Mobility Showcase’ brought together service providers, policy leaders, and transit advocates to feature and celebrate the many green mobility …

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TRU ‘Green Mobility Showcase’

Even here in ‘The Motor City’, there are so many non-automobile ways of getting around! As we tackle the climate crisis, many people are looking for ways to drive less and embrace more sustainable alternatives. Luckily, Detroit remains innovative and forward-thinking, and has begun investing in various different ‘green mobility’ options. Moving Beyond Personal Electric …

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Interim WINS for Green Rides, Blue Skies campaign

After months of policy research and development, dozens of meetings to debate and discuss, and hundreds of comments and input (many from TRU supporters!), the Transportation and Mobility workgroup of the Council on Climate Solutions has developed its top 5 priority recommendations. The Workgroup adopted two of our recommendations!! Of the Transportation and Mobility recommendations, …

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