regional transit

What’s Next for the RTA: This Week on Tapping into Transit

Watch the Full Conversation on Youtube Now This week on Tapping into Transit, we are joined by Ben Stupka from the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Despite an RTA millage not being on the ballot this year, the RTA remains busy with new regional transit developments. During the brief conversation, Ben details just exactly who is …

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New Oakland Executive’s Take on Transit

With a new Executive in Oakland County for the first time in two decades, many people are wondering what comes next. Among his busy week, new Executive Dave Coulter spoke with the Oakland Press, sharing some important insights on his views of and plans for regional transit. He believes Metro Detroit “desperately needs” a “comprehensive …

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My Transit Story: All Roads Lead to Transit

A guest blog by TRU Board Member Stephen Maiseloff New job. Long commute. Transit. Date night. Stay out late. Transit. Mistake. Probation. Transit. Rush hour. Parking lot. Transit. Sales up. Move downtown. Transit. Read, think. Clear your mind. Transit. Trip, fall. Get back up. Transit. All scenarios with the same solution—a reliable system of public …

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SMART Proposes Bus Fare Changes; Input Requested

SMART Bus may be changing their fare structure! This new fare structure is the result of a partnership between DDOT & SMART that was announced last August [Detroit News] to make riding the bus easier. TRU is very excited for these changes as this represents a big step towards continued regional cooperation between SMART & …

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