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‘Detroit Transit’ Merch Store Now Open!

Shop TRU Merch now at www.Bonfire.com/Store/Detroit-Transit Support transit in style this holiday season with some of our new, exclusive TRU merchandise! Limited-run TRU-branded t-shirts, sweatshirts, and mugs now available for purchase! TRU merch has been long-awaited, with requests coming in every year. You asked, and we listened! Each design is locally drawn and visually represents …

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Detroit needs transit, Transit needs TRU, TRU needs you!

During these final weeks of the year, we’re asking everyone who cares about Detroit and/or transit to give to TRU. Why? Three simple reasons. 1. Detroit needs transit. The whole Detroit region needs more and better public transportation. Everyone should be able to get where they need to go, regardless of whether they drive. Transit …

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Tapping Into Transit: Who is TRU?

Watch the Full Conversation on YouTube This time on “Tapping Into Transit”, we take a step back and ask the question: “just who is TRU?”. TRU is well-known in transit circles, but some of our supporters may not know the story & original mission behind Transportation Riders United. If we don’t invest in quality public …

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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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