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Who’s still riding?: Largely Women of Color

As transit riders continue living and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, bus agencies and transit advocates are too adjusting their work. To better understand public transit usage across the United States, TransitApp conducted an extensive survey of its app users this past March. When COVID-19 struck, transit ridership dropped by 77% nationwide. Although national ridership …

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Public Transit in the Age of Coronavirus

How are transit riders and transit services being impacted by coronavirus? Here’s a Detroit-area summary. Stay home if you can! As the experts say, if you can stay home, stay home! Avoid non-essential travel, whether on the bus or other modes. Since people can carry the coronavirus for several days without any symptoms, that’s the …

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Anthony loves using his DART pass to explore all over Detroit.

My Transit Story: The Bus is Undervalued!

By Anthony Bui: TRU’s summer 2019 Community Engagement Intern; also a Public Policy student at the University of Michigan with a concentration in Urban and Transportation Policy; participating in U of M’s Semester In Detroit program; originally from Grand Rapids For most of my life, I’ve ridden buses to get to school, work, and social …

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