transportation equity

Announcing TRU’s “Green Rides, Blue Skies” Campaign

Take action now to support smart climate solutions! As the realities of climate change become more real, Michigan simply must do more to lower CO2 emissions and protect our environment. Governor Whitmer has promised to make Michigan Carbon-Neutral by 2050 and her plan needs to address the impact driving has on our environment.  That is …

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TRU Hosts RTA Community Listening Session – Wed. June 30th

The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) wants to hear YOUR thoughts on improving regional public transportation! Join TRU and the RTA as we host a ‘Virtual Community Listening Session on Regional Transit‘ on Wednesday, June 30th at 5:30pm. This Listening Session will be the first in a series of community engagement sessions by the RTA. All …

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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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Board Member Spotlight: Wendy Ernzen

For this month’s “Who Is TRU?”, we want to honor five-year board member, Wendy Ernzen, who is stepping down from her position this month. Wendy first found TRU while serving as a consultant at the Woodward Avenue Action Association. During that time, Wendy observed how vital public transportation access is to building a competitive city.  …

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Board Member Spotlight: Paul Jones III

Just try it out The bus has always been on Paul Jones IIIs’ mind, even when he wasn’t riding Paul grew up on Detroit’s Northwest side, yet the bus was not a part of Paul’s lifestyle growing up. “My dad rode in the 70’s & 80’s…but [growing up] during pre-bankruptcy Detroit, getting on the bus …

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