SEMCOG Seeking Input for Regional Transit Plan

SEMCOG Seeking Input for Regional Transit Plan (SEMCOG, July 5, 2017) 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. An online tool launched today provides opportunities to identify travel issues, rate approaches to improving the system, and rank overall priorities.…

SEMCOG Seeking Input for Regional Transit Plan

SEMCOG Seeking Input for Regional Transit Plan (SEMCOG, July 5, 2017) 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. An online tool launched today provides opportunities to identify travel issues, rate approaches to improving the system, and rank overall priorities.…

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

Commissioner Takes Trip to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote

Commissioner Takes Trip  to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 2, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – With one week to go before the Nov. 8 election, County Commissioner Helaine Zack of Huntington Woods decided to take a non-driving trip herself to see what challenges people without cars face, and to contemplate…

League of Women Voters Forum on Regional Transit Proposal Oct. 1

League of Women Voters Forum on Regional Transit Proposal Oct. 1 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI –  The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting an informational presentation and Question and Answer Session on the Regional Transit proposal that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Saturday, October 1, 2016 10 AM Bloomfield Township…

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens…

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit

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…