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Regional Integration: The RTA’s Regional Master Transit Plan

A map of new transit services under the RTA’s Regional Master Transit Plan For decades, Southeast Michigan has struggled to bring about an effective regional transit system.  Current transit services in the region do not adequately reach many population hotspots or…

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Commuter’s Choice: How Passenger Rail Enhances Experience From Singapore to Michigan

International Transportation and Michigan is a newest Trans4M series examining public transportation projects from around the world. We will be focusing on four diverse regions (Germany, Singapore, Brazil, and India) in hopes of revealing how the world is growing through…

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Regional Transit Authority Approved by Legislature In Long-Sought Victory

It’s taken more than a year of hard work by Trans4M members, culminating with transit caroling at the Capitol. And it’s followed more than four decades of debate in metro Detroit. But at long last, the Michigan House and Senate…

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Suburban Clergy Urge Senator to Support Transit

As we recently reported, legislation for a metro Detroit regional transit authority is tantalizingly close to a floor vote in the Michigan Senate. The transit bill has the support of the region’s entire public and private sector leadership, but on…

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