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RTA: Regional Transit Authority Input Session May 2 in Rochester

April 28th 2018

  RTA: Regional Transit Authority Input Session May 2 in Rochester Rochester, MI-  The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) has announced plans to engage Southeast Michigan residents to gather their feedback and opinions to move regional transit forward. Through a series of six community meetings across southeast Michigan and an online survey, the […]

Regional Transportation Plan Public Input Meeting Sept. 26

September 10th 2017

Regional Transportation Plan Public Input Meeting Sept. 26 Waterford, MI – SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, is seeking input from Southeast Michigan residents to aid development of the region’s long-range transportation plan. SEMCOG will build on its technical analysis of transportation needs by asking anyone who lives, works, recreates, or travels in Southeast Michigan […]

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 […]

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 […]

Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting, Detroit Zoo Oct. 22

October 18th 2015

Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting, Detroit Zoo Oct. 22 (EVENT page)   Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting @ The Detroit Zoo Oct. 22 Thu, October 22, 4pm – 8pm Detroit Zoo 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 The next round of RTA public meetings will be starting this September for […]

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 […]

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 […]