Oakland County

Time to Defend and Expand Transit!

Latest updates: The Oakland County Commission voted with bipartisan support August 10 to place a 0.95 10-year transit millage on their countywide ballot – to not only maintain existing SMART services, but to also expand transit services throughout all of Oakland County. A huge thank you to Chairman Woodward, supportive Commissioners and everyone who spoke …

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Oakland’s Countywide Transit Plan!

For decades, Oakland County has suffered from a Swiss cheese patchwork of transit service areas and gaps. Those days may finally be at an end! The Oakland County Commission voted August 10 to place transit funding on the countywide ballot this November. A 10-year 0.95 countywide transit millage would fund the Connect Oakland plan: A …

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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. Learn the latest transit improvements and visions for the future Share your ideas and get your questions answered Get involved in transit planning and …

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Time for Oakland County to Go All-In on Transit!

Southeast Michigan has long been hurt by the patchwork system of transit that allows each town decide whether to provide transit or not. People can’t get to jobs. Seniors are left stranded when they can’t drive. Bus routes ineffectively skip or circle around parts. Oakland County can finally eliminate that and go All-In for Transit! …

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The State of Transit? Rebuilding, Planning for Greatness!

Each year, TRU hosts The State of Transit, bringing together top voices in Detroit area transit to discuss progress, plans, and opportunities for improvement. This Tuesday, January 25, over 120 people joined this virtual event to hear from five great speakers, highlights of which are shared below. The full video can be watched on Facebook. …

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