state funding

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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‘Who Decides Transit?’ Virtual Town Hall Recap

Watch the Full Town Hall Event on Youtube Now                 Funding public transportation is a detailed political process most are unaware of. Accordingly, TRU held it’s third Virtual Town Hall this past Tuesday, “Who Decides Transit?”. The town hall attempted to unpack the various moving components of transit policy decision-making. Attendees heard from three policy …

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Who Decides Transit? A Virtual Town Hall – Oct 13

Sure, transit agencies run bus service but who else makes major decisions that impact transit? Register today to learn about the federal, state, and local roles in deciding transit from special guests from Transportation for America, RTA, and the Michigan Public Transit Association. Then discuss ways that YOU can influence these important decision-makers to demand …

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Mich. leaders to decide transportation funding; Help ensure transit is included!

Michigan’s legislative leaders are right now debating what may be the largest transportation investment in our state’s history​. They have to decide by September 30. But public transit may be completely left out! Filling potholes is NOT enough to fix Michigan’s transportation troubles! Yes, the state needs to fix the damn roads. And we need new sustainable revenue …

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