COVID-19

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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‘Tapping Into Transit’: TRU’s New Video Web Series

Click HERE to Watch the Full Conversation on YouTube Now Tap into transit! TRU is excited to announce our new video webseries, “Tapping Into Transit”. Join us as our two featured guests take a deep dive into all the latest transit news and developments. For our first episode, TRU board member Nicole Brown interviews TRU …

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Who’s still riding?: Largely Women of Color

As transit riders continue living and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, bus agencies and transit advocates are too adjusting their work. To better understand public transit usage across the United States, TransitApp conducted an extensive survey of its app users this past March. When COVID-19 struck, transit ridership dropped by 77% nationwide. Although national ridership …

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“Transit During COVID-19” Town Hall Summary

On Wednesday, July 8th, TRU proudly hosted its’ first in a series of virtual town hall events, “Transit during COVID-19”. The town hall conversation explored challenges and connected transit riders and advocates with service provider executives. You can watch it online (CLICK FOR VIDEO), enjoy this summary below, and/or read media analyses of the event …

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