ACT NOW: Sign the Transportation for America Petition to Save Transit

A sliver of good news – the stimulus proposal by the Senate includes $20 billion for transit operations and $1 billion for Amtrak! But things are changing fast and the House is in the midst of crafting their own bill right now. Even in these challenging and rapidly changing times, transportation remains a lifeline for …

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Public Transit in the Age of Coronavirus

How are transit riders and transit services being impacted by coronavirus? Here’s a Detroit-area summary. Stay home if you can! As the experts say, if you can stay home, stay home! Avoid non-essential travel, whether on the bus or other modes. Since people can carry the coronavirus for several days without any symptoms, that’s the …

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Legislative Setback

The Michigan Speaker of the House decided March 3 NOT to vote on HB 5550. That bill would have allowed Macomb County to opt-out, while allowing the other three counties’ voters to decide whether to invest more in transit.