transit funding

Keep Our City Rolling: Give Today to Defend Transit!

For twenty years, TRU has fought for Detroit area transit, through every crisis and every opportunity. Member donations make it possible. Join TRU today! Most recently, we helped win emergency transit funding: When COVID-19 struck, bus ridership plummeted 70%. Bus agencies stopped charging fares and doubled their cleaning regimes. Their budgets were headed off a …

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TRU supports INVEST Act proposed in US House

While most transportation decisions are local, the federal government sets an important standard and shapes critical investments throughout the nation. For far too long, that federal direction has encouraged wasteful spending on wider highways with minimal transit support beyond occasional new buses. The US House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee released their draft proposal for long-term …

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TRU Helped Create National State of Transportation Planning 2020 Report

The American Planning Association is made up of 40,000 professionals who work in the development of communities — physical, economic, and social — at the local, regional, state and national levels. Every two years, they ask experts in the field to contribute to The State of Transportation Planning report that focuses on current topics in …

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Victory: Emergency Funding for Transit!

Transit is Essential Transit agencies here and nationwide are on the front lines of the pandemic. Bus drivers ensure that all the people we all depend on – the nurses, Rx techs, janitors, and grocery clerks – can get to work. #TransitisEssential! Transit agencies are doing a lot to slow the spread of COVID-19: They’re connecting …

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