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DRIVE Group Advocates at County Commission Meeting for Public Transit

March 21st 2016

DRIVE Group Advocates at County Commission Meeting for Public Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Members of an interfaith group called DRIVE (Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity) spoke Thursday to the County Commission about the upcoming ballot measure to fund regional public transit through Metro Detroit. Ballot language is not […]

Veterans and Mass Transit, Meeting Oct. 28

October 23rd 2015

Veterans and Mass Transit, Meeting Oct. 28 (EVENT page) Veterans are preparing for Veterans Day 2015 by engaging in a campaign to bring real public transportation to Southeast Michigan. Area veterans, friends and family are meeting with the   Regional Transit Authority’s top official from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28 at   Breakers Covenant […]

Rochester: Discussion on Regional Transit July 30th

July 17th 2015

Rochester: Discussion on Regional Transit July 30 First Congregational Church of Rochester, UCC Invites you to meet the Regional Transit Authority CEO Michael Ford for a Community Listening Session. Tell the RTA where you need and want to go on transit, from where and how often! Be part of the conversation! Thursday July 30, 2015 […]

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7

April 8th 2015

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7 (TRU Press Release, April 8, 2015) Transportation Riders United announces the nominees of the 2015 Regional Transit Awards! These impressive individuals have shown incredible dedication, creativity, and hard-work in their efforts to improve transit in greater Detroit. For the Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant, the […]

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says

April 4th 2015

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 4, 2015) “I should take every excuse away from you for why you don’t use the service.” That’s the plan coming from the Regional Transit Authority’s CEO Michael Ford as he and his team explore transit options that will connect communities […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Transition Ferndale Mtg: Info on Freecycling &TimeBank Jan.21

January 9th 2015

Transition Ferndale Meeting Shares Info on Freecycling and TimeBank  Jan.21 (Art Myatt, Transition Ferndale, Jan. 9, 2015) Transition Ferndale regular meeting, 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 21, at the Ferndale Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI. Ferndale Freecyclers and Ferndale Time Bank members will tell how you can benefit from and join the online […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Troy Transit Center Opens

October 14th 2014

Troy Transit Center Opens (Crystal A. Proxmire, photos by Megan Owens of Transportation Riders United, Oct. 14, 2014) Tucked away behind a shopping center at Coolidge and Maple Roads, Troy’s new Transit Center is now open. The $6.3 million facility took 14 years to complete due to legal issues over property ownership between the City […]