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Regional Integration: The RTA’s Regional Master Transit Plan

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Job Posting: Regional Transit Authority Seeks CEO

***UPDATE** The RTA Board of Directors has extended its application dealine for the RTA CEO search to April 30th, 2014. Below is the text of the memo, found in its original form Here. March 27, 2014 To: All applicants and…

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Southeast Michigan Can’t Wait [for a Better Transportation System]

“We can’t wait,” was the prevailing sentiment echoed throughout the afternoon from regional transit advocates at Monday’s Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Executive & Policy Committee (EPC) meeting in downtown Detroit. Discussion at the meeting revolved around two important…

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Public Transportation Accessibility Boosts Residential Property Values

A new study commissioned by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) found that residential property values are 41.6 percent higher on average when the property is located near high-frequency public transportation. The NAR…

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Cleveland’s HealthLine: A Model for Detroit Rapid Transit?

Bus rapid transit (BRT) lines are rolling forward across the country. Grand Rapids’ Silver Line is breaking ground this year, and BRT is also being considered for future transit service along Woodward Avenue and other corridors in metro Detroit. But…

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Trans4M Hails Signing of Regional Transit Bills

Transportation for Michigan hailed Governor Snyder’s signing of the Regional Transit Authority bills today as a major step toward creating an effective transportation system for Metro Detroit. Governor Snyder signed the bills just four blocks from the site where Henry…

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