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SMART Posts Survey for Business Owners as they Plan for Increasing Service

May 14th 2020

As movement towards reopening unfolds, we are working to gather information about how businesses are planning to return to work.  

Upcoming Events in Oakland County

August 24th 2018

Community Events To submit an event, email info to editor@oc115.com. We are currently doing the best we can with this page, but we are hoping to find a sponsor so we can afford to do more. CLICK HERE for Advertising Sponsorship opportunities! Aug. 23 – Marat Paransky Artist Reception, Farmington Hills Aug. 23 – Public […]

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it)

August 17th 2018

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it) (SMART, Aug 17, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Troy, Bloomfield Twp, and Pontiac, MI- After a 10 year hiatus, the SMART Shuttle is once again offering rides to everyone attending the Woodward Dream Cruise, presented […]

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot

July 2nd 2018

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Oakland County, MI- On Aug. 7, 2018 voters in Oakland County will be asked to renew a millage that funds public transportation. This is NOT the millage for the Regional Transit Authority.  This IS for a continuation of SMART services already […]

Royal Oak Transit Task Force Meeting Jan. 17

January 13th 2018

Royal Oak Transit Task Force Meeting Jan. 17 Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak Transit Task Force is meeting Jan. 17, 2018 to discuss transit possibilities for the city, including a potential city bus system within Royal Oak. The meeting begins at 7pm on Jan. 17, 2018 at: Jack & Patti Salter […]

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo

March 2nd 2016

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo (GSSEM Blog, March 2, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – GSSEM Junior FIRST LEGO League (JFLL) and FIRST LEGO League Teams (FLL) got a chance to present trash in a whole new way this weekend at the Cranbrook Institute of Science’s Kaleidoscope of Science Fun […]

Novi Lego Robotics Team Wins State, Heads to International Competition

January 1st 2016

Novi Lego Robotics Team Wins State, Heads to International Competition (Jyothi Palakodati, Jan. 1, 201) NOVI, MI –Rapid Robots, which is a First Lego League Lego Robotics team of six Novi students, won the First Lego League (FLL) State Championship tournament at Monroe, MI on December 12th, 2015. FLL is a global competition involving 233,000 […]

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT

July 6th 2015

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT (Bloomfield Hills Schools press release, July 6, 2015) “Perfect” at just 15, Helena Gregg, Bloomfield Hills High School student, scores a perfect score on the ACT Helena Gregg, an incoming sophomore at Bloomfield Hills High School, has just scored a perfect score on the ACT.  […]

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 […]

Clawson Brings Groups in From Other Cities for Tours

March 15th 2015

Clawson Brings Groups in From Other Cities for Tours (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2015) Downtown Clawson has come up with a new way to attract visitors to their community – by offering bus tours to out of town groups. A March 13 blog post on the DDA website shares what the program and the […]