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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 […]

Transit, State Prop 1, Pot Proposals Pass, other Election Results

August 5th 2014

Transit Funding, State Prop 1, Pot Proposals Pass, and other Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 5, 2014) Unofficial election results are coming in, with this story being updated as information is available. Complete results for Oakland County can be found at the Oakland County Clerk’s Election Page at http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/MI/Oakland/52669/138245/en/summary.html. In Oak Park a Charter […]

Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26

June 20th 2014

Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) What plans does Magic Plus, LLC have for including transit in their development project at the old Michigan State Fair Grounds? A public meeting on June 26 from 6-9pm at the Northwest Activities Center at 18100 Meyers Road […]

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19

March 12th 2014

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19 (Art Myatt, March 12, 2014) Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 pm Ferndale Public Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI This is Transition Ferndale’s regular “third Wednesday of the month” meeting for March. Ferndale’s Becky Hammond will talk about back yard and front yard gardens, and […]

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings, Several Cities in Dec.

November 18th 2013

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings in Several Cities in December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is hosting a series of community meetings so people can learn more about the potential for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward Avenue. Information that will be presented includes: ~Proposed Alignments: What […]

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

November 12th 2013

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal […]

Ferndale Businesses Talk Woodward Rapid Transit (video)

September 17th 2013

Participating organizations gathered at Dino’s Lounge on Sept. 12 to discuss their ideas with members of the Mayor’s Business Council, Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Development Authority.

Ferndale Businesses Talk Woodward Rapid Transit (video)

September 17th 2013

Ferndale Businesses Talk Woodward Rapid Transit (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 17, 2013) Big changes could be coming to Woodward Avenue if plans go forward for a rapid transit bus line going from Downtown Detroit all the way to Pontiac. The project is being contemplated by the recently formed Regional Transit Authority and other stakeholder […]

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video)

August 2nd 2013

And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy.

Megan Owens, Executive Director for TRU, says…

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video)

August 2nd 2013

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2013) Advocating for better public transit and keeping the public informed has been the task of Transportation Riders United for the past 15 years. And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy. […]