My Transit Story

“Freedom to Explore”: Bianca’s Transit Impact Story

Bianca Miles is TRU’s 2020-2021 Wayne State Social Work Intern and a lifelong Detroit bus rider. Using her interest in policy advocacy, Bianca has organized our recent Legislative Roundtables, bringing regional legislators in conversation with riders and other advocates. Bianca has also assisted in bus rider canvassing and with other TRU events. TRU thanks Bianca …

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‘Transit Exposure Therapy’: Michael Dean

TRU Policy & Communications Intern Michael Dean just finished his summer semester with us. Their work focused on how transit policy intersects with rider experiences. They also contributed the ‘Best Practices’ feature in our TRU “Transit During COVID-19” report. TRU thanks MIchael for all their contributions, and wishes them luck in their future advocacy. In …

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My Transit Story: Be a Little More Human

A guest blog from Transportation Riders United Board Member, Kelly Kozlowski For many people, public transit is a necessary way to get around. For me, it’s a way to understand other people. As someone who owns a car and can afford to keep it insured and fueled up, I understand I’m speaking from a place …

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