Oakland County

Big Win for Public Transit!

Wow. We always knew people support public transportation. But few of us expected how widespread the support is, once elected officials get out of the way! According to unofficial election results from the Nov 8 vote: Oakland County expanded transit countywide for the first time ever with 57% support! And Macomb County renewed SMART with …

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Vote YES for County Transit: Why and How

Voters throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties are deciding whether to maintain and expand public transit. On the November 8 ballot will be: The Macomb County Public Transit millage – to renew the millage that funds SMART and local transit providers The Oakland County Public Transit millage – to renew SMART and rural transit services AND …

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Overview of Transit Millages

Public Transit is on the November Ballot! MACOMB County Public Transportation Millage – a renewal of the 0.95 mill funding to keep the SMART buses rolling for another five years While SMART has been serving Macomb County for more than twenty years, in 2018, the renewal proposal came within 40 votes of being defeated and …

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Join our Transit Town Hall events!

In advance of transit being on the ballot across Oakland and Macomb Counties, we’re bringing together civic leaders, riders, agency staff, and others for a series of Transit Town Hall events. RSVP now for these upcoming events: Macomb Transit Town Hall – Tuesday, Sept 20, 6pm at MCC in Warren Oakland Transit Town Hall – …

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How to Support the Transit Millage: Talking Points and Data

Transit funding is on the ballot throughout all of Oakland and Macomb Counties. This page is designed to help anyone who wants to know more about this issue and ways to effectively communicate about it! Key Messages Vote YES on your County Public Transit Millage! Tens of thousands of our neighbors depend on the SMART …

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