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MOGO is Here: Bike Rentals in Ferndale, Royal Oak…

June 4th 2020

In addition to expanding its service, MoGo also announced changes to its passes and pricing, making bike share easier and more convenient

MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs

March 25th 2019

MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs (MDOT, March 25, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is developing a new state long-range transportation plan (SLRTP), known as Michigan Mobility 2045 (MM 2045), that will establish a vision and priorities for transportation in Michigan for 25 […]

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 Commission Votes to Put City Transit System on the Ballot

June 26th 2018

Royal Oak Commission Votes to Put City Transit System on the Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 26, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Voters in Royal Oak will be able to decide in November if they want to fund a city-wide system that would increase SMART bus routes, hours and frequency within the City of Royal Oak. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ferndale Welcomes Zipcar, Info Session April 11

April 5th 2016

Ferndale Welcomes Zipcar, Info Session April 11 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Zipcar Detroit has expanded into Ferndale with a test pilot program of two vehicles.  The vehicles each have their own dedicated parking space and can be checked out by the hour or by the day for Zipcar members.  An informational meeting – complete […]

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21

December 30th 2015

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – Freedom Road Transportation Bowling Fundraiser Feb. 21 Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Dr., Rochester Hills) The challenge of transportation is a daily issue for many people. Many don’t have the convenience of having a vehicle that they can use whenever they […]

Public Invited to Learn about Transit Options for Woodward Avenue

November 30th 2012

These events are aimed at giving local residents, business owners, and community, government, and agency leaders opportunities to learn about, and give their input on, possible mass transit options for the Woodward Avenue corridor.