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Vote YES for County Transit: Why and How

Voters throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties will soon decide 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 maintain SMART and rural transit services …

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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 (replacing …

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Royal Oak has a chance to do what the region couldn’t!

While region-wide transit expansion is not on the November ballot, residents of Royal Oak DO have a chance to improve and expand transit in their community! On the November ballot will be Royal Oak Public Transit (ROPT) – a 1.25 millage to: Expand senior to include nights and weekends, Increase current SMART bus service frequency …

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Royal Oak has a chance to do what the region couldn't!

While region-wide transit expansion is not on the November ballot, residents of Royal Oak DO have a chance to improve and expand transit in their community! On the November ballot will be Royal Oak Public Transit (ROPT) – a 1.25 millage to: Expand senior to include nights and weekends, Increase current SMART bus service frequency …

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Why Vote Yes for Regional Transit – Talking Points

Several people have asked for some quick talking points that they can share with friends, family and neighbors to explain why they should Vote Yes for Regional Transit on November 8. Here are a few ideas:

The Regional Transit plan will provide several great new transit services:
1) Convenient affordable Airport Express service from all throughout region
2) A Regional Rail train service finally connecting Detroit to Ann Arbor
3) Fast frequent Bus Rapid Transit along Woodward, Gratiot and Michigan Avenues

The Regional Transit plan will also expand service for people who depend on it every day:
1) Connect people to jobs in more places
2) Help seniors remain independent by expanding paratransit service
3) Connect our communities with seamless travel throughout the region

Read on for more!