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TRU 2023 Year-in-Review

Overall, 2023 was a challenging year for Detroit area public transit, with a major driver shortage resulting in a devastating no-show bus crisis, which may nearing resolution in early 2024. Despite struggles, transit riders, advocates, and allies came together with TRU for major wins in state transit funding and Oakland County transit expansion. Throughout the …

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What’s Missing for a Great Michigan?

Michigan has so many wonderful things going for it: Tons of beautiful lakes. Kind people and welcoming communities. Inventive, hardworking businesses. Interesting cities with historic buildings. A wide diversity of great places. Yet for decades, Michigan has been falling further and further behind. Families struggling to pay the bills. Young people moving away. Businesses struggling …

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Flex Your Grants: A New Report from TRU and Partners

Given unprecedented levels of federal funding now available for US transportation projects, TRU was pleased to collaborate with several partner groups from across the Midwest to develop a new report, “Flex Your Grants: Leveraging Federal Dollars for Clean Transportation Projects.” This resource was authored by the Shared Use Mobility Center in collaboration with the RE-AMP …

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Donate to TRU Today to Support a Better Transit Tomorrow!

The TRU community won big on county transit ballot measures, demonstrating that our transit advocacy works. Next up: Leverage that momentum to seize the opportunity of new state leadership to win big for transit in the Michigan Legislature. In this year’s successful campaign to defend transit in Macomb County and expand transit throughout all of …

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Climate Campaign Updates: Kickoff, Media, Policy Analysis, and Mobilization

TRU has been very active on our Green Rides, Blue Skies campaign this summer! Here are a few recent updates: Get Involved: Campaign Kickoff Sept 8 Get involved helping enable people to drive less and stop the growing climate crisis with TRU’s Green Rides, Blue Skies campaign! You can play a critical role in mobilizing …

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