State of Transit

Announcing The State of Transit 2024: TRU Annual Meeting

Every year, TRU brings transit riders and advocates together with transit agency leaders and policy makers to review the current state of Detroit area transit and efforts and opportunities to improve it. Register now for the biggest transit event of the year – TRU’s State of Transit – Tuesday evening, January 30, 2024. Speaker update: …

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The State of Transit 2023: TRU Annual Meeting

Thanks everyone who made this an excellent event, especially our 3 bus rider speakers, 6 agency leaders and 160 attendees! Back in person (and online) after three years, the State of Transit Annual Meeting was a smashing success.  The TRU Community shared 2022’s victories and this year’s goals, including: If you would like to get …

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Time for Oakland County to Go All-In on Transit!

Southeast Michigan has long been hurt by the patchwork system of transit that allows each town decide whether to provide transit or not. People can’t get to jobs. Seniors are left stranded when they can’t drive. Bus routes ineffectively skip or circle around parts. Oakland County can finally eliminate that and go All-In for Transit! …

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The State of Transit? Rebuilding, Planning for Greatness!

Each year, TRU hosts The State of Transit, bringing together top voices in Detroit area transit to discuss progress, plans, and opportunities for improvement. This Tuesday, January 25, over 120 people joined this virtual event to hear from five great speakers, highlights of which are shared below. The full video can be watched on Facebook. …

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Priorities for 2022: Expand transit!!

Detroit area transit needs improvement in a lot of different ways. TRU could educate, advocate, and mobilize for a lot of different transit improvements. But we can’t take on everything, so each year, TRU’s Board of Directors set priorities – choosing the projects, threats, and opportunities where we can have the greatest impact on the …

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