Oakland County

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 (replacing …

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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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State of Transit 2022 event: Jan 25

Each year, TRU hosts the State of Transit to bring together top transit agency and civic leaders, along with riders and other supporters for what is usually the biggest transit event of the year. Join us this year on Zoom this Tuesday, January 25! Topics Will transit be expanded throughout all of Oakland County this …

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Priorities for 2022: Expand transit!!

Detroit area transit needs improvement in a lot of different ways. TRU could educate, advocate, and mobilize for a lot of different transit improvements. But we can’t take on everything, so each year, TRU’s Board of Directors set priorities – choosing the projects, threats, and opportunities where we can have the greatest impact on the …

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