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Commissioner Takes Trip to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote

November 2nd 2016

Commissioner Takes Trip  to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 2, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – With one week to go before the Nov. 8 election, County Commissioner Helaine Zack of Huntington Woods decided to take a non-driving trip herself to see what challenges people without cars face, and to contemplate […]

League of Women Voters Forum on Regional Transit Proposal Oct. 1

September 25th 2016

League of Women Voters Forum on Regional Transit Proposal Oct. 1 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI –  The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting an informational presentation and Question and Answer Session on the Regional Transit proposal that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Saturday, October 1, 2016 10 AM Bloomfield Township […]

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

September 3rd 2016

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens […]

RTA Votes: Transit Plan to go on Nov. 8 Ballot

August 4th 2016

RTA Votes: Transit Plan to go on Nov. 8 Ballot (RTA, Aug. 4, 2016) DETROIT – The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) Board of Directors voted Thursday to place on the November ballot a Regional Master Transit Plan to create a rapid, reliable regional public transit system in Southeast Michigan. The vote, taken […]

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit

August 4th 2016

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Last week members of the Regional Transit Authority Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties voted no to putting a regional transit plan on the ballot for voters to decide upon.  The plan would add many […]

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot

July 28th 2016

Regional Transit Plan Blocked from Going on Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Detroit, MI – Plans for a $4.6 billion regional transit system were expected to go to the ballot for a vote of the people in November, but board members from Oakland and Macomb Counties have blocked the measure at the request […]

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot

July 27th 2016

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Efforts towards a regional transit plan could be stopped in their tracks if representatives on the RTA Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties do not vote to put the 1.2 mil question on the ballot. Oakland County […]

Learn About Regional Transit Master Plan June 20 & 22

June 4th 2016

Learn About Regional Transit Master Plan June 20 & 22 (EVENT page) Farmington Hills/Berkley, MI – The RTA Regional Master Transit Plan is a blueprint for creating seamless connections across Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Want to know more and tell us what you think about the Master Plan? Attend a meeting in YOUR […]

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit

June 1st 2016

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The RTA unveiled their Regional Master Transit Plan on Tuesday, including information on a proposed 1.2 mill tax to fund it.  Voters in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties will have their […]

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date

May 3rd 2016

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2016) Southfield, MI – Marie Donigan’s stepson lives in Seattle with his fiancé.  It’s a pretty common scenario for people to have adult children living in other states. That’s because Michigan has been experiencing an exodus of talented younger […]