Recap of TRU’s Virtual State of Transit 2021

If you’ve been wondering what the heck is going on with Detroit area transit and what’s coming up next: Watch our State of Transit 2021 video! On Thursday, January 28, TRU brought together many of the region’s top transit leaders for our annual State of Transit event – but of course, all virtually. And despite …

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The State of Transit event Jan 28: Re-Imagining Transit Post-COVID-19

2020 was a difficult year, especially for public transit. But it also proved that many things assumed impossible are absolutely achievable: Widespread work from home. Elimination of rush hour traffic. Fare-free transit. Massive federal investment in transit operations. So why not easy car-free living in the Motor City?  Each January, TRU hosts our State of …

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Detroit region’s leaders on regional transit and COVID-19

The so-called “Big Four” usually come together in public several times a year discussing several top regional issues, often featuring regional transit. Not so in 2020. But they did each talk with Carol Cain on the Michigan Matters program on CBS 62 on December 10, discussing COVID, the economy, and regional transit. “It seems a …

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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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