Macomb County

TRU Helped Create National State of Transportation Planning 2020 Report

The American Planning Association is made up of 40,000 professionals who work in the development of communities — physical, economic, and social — at the local, regional, state and national levels. Every two years, they ask experts in the field to contribute to The State of Transportation Planning report that focuses on current topics in …

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Myth-busting 3-County Transit

Last month, leaders from Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties came together to affirm their commitment to improving and expanding transit throughout their communities. They committed to work together to get a coordinated regional transit funding measure on the November 2020 ballot. Despite a great deal of excitement around this news, many questions quickly arose. Here’s …

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Regional Transit to proceed without Macomb County

For far too long, a handful of politicians have blocked our region’s progress on regional transit investment. This is in part because the legislation that created the RTA requires affirmative votes from every county to place a funding measure on the ballot. And it’s tough to get this region to agree on anything! Today, transit …

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Accepting Applications for our Board of Directors!

TRU is seeking passionate talented individuals to serve on our Board of Directors.

Board members are brought together by a shared commitment to improving our local economy and quality of life through improved public transportation.

Board member responsibilities include monthly meetings, ambassadorship for the organization, participation in TRU events, a significant contribution (individually determined), and a willingness to share time and talents for the common goal.

Surprising Success: Fall 2018 Update

 Sometimes success comes in unexpected ways. Transit is improving. It may not always feel like change is happening and it’s not yet enough, but improvements should be celebrated! When we worked in 2015 with the RTA to develop a Regional Transit Plan, we asked our members their priorities for improved and expanded transit. We heard: Seamless, …

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