equity

Guide TRU Priorities and Impact – Apply for our Board of Directors

TRU is searching for dynamic, hard working leaders from across our region to join TRU’s Board of Directors and help us shape the future of transit in metro Detroit. Applications are open NOW through Dec 30! TRU’s Board of Directors sets our mission and priorities and ensures we have the capacity and standards to succeed. …

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Weigh in on Michigan’s Potential Climate Solutions

Gov. Whitmer’s team is writing Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan and wants to know what you think! RSVP for either of this week’s Listening Sessions to share your ideas, suggestions, priorities, and concerns: Both are hosted by the Climate Office of the Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes, and the Environment. With help from the Michigan …

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TRU Statement in Support of Black Lives and Black Communities

We at TRU strongly believe that Black Lives and Black Communities matter, now and always. We are outraged and appalled by the extrajudicial murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and far too many other BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) in this country.  TRU’s core mission is that everyone should be able to …

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TRU’s Mobility & Equity Event: A review of the conversation

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Transportation Riders United was honored to host four expert panelists for our “Mobility and Equity” event. The event was sponsored by Bedrock and held in their scenic Beacon Room downtown. Mobility & Equity was equal parts panel presentation and audience interaction.  Coming from both across the Midwest and Metro Detroit, our …

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Can "New Mobility" really improve Transportation Equity?

The excitement about “New Mobility” is hard to avoid: Ford Motor Company is all about it, the City of Detroit has hired experts in it, some people even say the RTA millage failed because of lack of focus on it. But “new mobility” is rarely defined and seems to encompass everything from Uber to self-driving …

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