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Vote YES for County Transit: Why and How

Voters throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties are deciding whether to maintain and expand public transit. On the November 8 ballot will be: The Macomb County Public Transit millage – to renew the millage that funds SMART and local transit providers The Oakland County Public Transit millage – to renew SMART and rural transit services AND …

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Get Involved with TRU Today!

As transit needs and opportunities grow, TRU invites more people to get involved with the transit team as an employee, intern, or volunteer!! Social Media, Storytelling, and Community Engagement Interns Volunteer Transit Action Teams And if you can’t commit that level of time, your financial contribution makes all this great work possible! Internships open in …

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M-1 Rail’s QLINE Opening May 12, Seeking Volunteers

Detroit’s first streetcar in 60 years will begin passenger operations on Friday, May 12, 2017, starting with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony that morning. The QLINE will open to the public May 12 at 6pm and celebration activities will take place along the corridor throughout the weekend.

M-1 Rail is seeking Grand Opening Volunteers to help as ambassadors, hospitality hosts, information station captains and kid zone volunteers. QLINE All-Star must be at least 16 years of age and able to sit or stand for long periods of time. More information and sign up at M-1 RAIL website or 313-483-1336. The deadline to sign up is April 21, 5 p.m.

M-1 Rail's QLINE Opening May 12, Seeking Volunteers

Detroit’s first streetcar in 60 years will begin passenger operations on Friday, May 12, 2017, starting with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony that morning. The QLINE will open to the public May 12 at 6pm and celebration activities will take place along the corridor throughout the weekend.
M-1 Rail is seeking Grand Opening Volunteers to help as ambassadors, hospitality hosts, information station captains and kid zone volunteers. QLINE All-Star must be at least 16 years of age and able to sit or stand for long periods of time. More information and sign up at M-1 RAIL website or 313-483-1336. The deadline to sign up is April 21, 5 p.m.

Help engage the region in telling the RTA Why Transit Matters!

The Regional Transit Authority is developing a regional transit plan that will shape transit improvements in the next year, 2 years, 5 years and 20 years. To develop a great plan, they need input from people all throughout the region. To engage the breadth of the region, we need your help!!
1) Share your thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the RTA!
2) Mobilize your friends and family to comment to the RTA!
3) Volunteer with TRU at fairs, festivals, and other community events!

We’ve launched a friendly contest to encourage greater participation and engagement! This contest will last from June 15 – September 15 with fun prizes throughout. Click for details.