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Transit Tuesday Talks Recap: State Solutions to Transit Troubles

TRU’s monthly lecture series, Transit Tuesday Talks, returned on Nov. 14 to discuss the State of Michigan’s policies on public transit and urban planning, how those policies are currently affecting Detroit area commuters, and what needs to be done to make sure that Michigan’s transit infrastructure will once again become world class. Zach Kolodin, the …

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A Transit Action Agenda for Michigan: The Soft Launch of TRU’s State Policy Agenda

The Transit Action Agenda for Michigan is a pathway to improved transportation policy at a state level in Michigan. This report soft launch is open to contribution by allies and advocates of transit with any expertise, as we hope to provide a goal for legislators to come to after the break. Detailing funding for transportation …

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Tell Michigan Leaders to finally make big investments in transit!

As President Biden has often said, “Don’t tell me what you value. Show me your budget and I’ll tell you what you value.” Yet for decades, Michigan’s budgets have neglected public transit, rail, and active transportation, leaving Michiganders out in the cold. New legislative leaders must make bold new investments in affordable, sustainable transportation choices. …

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Tuesday March 2nd – Action Day to #SaveTransit!

Today, Tuesday, March 2nd, TRU is calling all our members to speak out and help #SaveTransit! Congress will soon be voting on the federal COVID-19 Relief Bill, which currently includes $30 billion dollars for federal transit funding. If passed, these funds would be critical to keeping transit agencies operating into the coming years, despite massive …

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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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