paratransit

DDOT Paratransit in Crisis: Service for Seniors, Detroiters with Disabilities Threatened

Among the most essential public transportation that exists is paratransit service for seniors and people with disabilities. Many of the most fragile in our community depend on paratransit rides from MetroLift, SMART, and others to pick them up at home and take them to doctors appointments, grocery shopping, work, and elsewhere because they physically can’t …

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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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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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