Apr 5, 2016, 10:05am EDT
July 20, 2018
Regional transit for southeast Michigan? Not this year
The RTA plan for this year couldn’t make it out of committee.
May 30, 2018
Transit notes: Evans takes the bus to Novi, while Patterson, Hackel basically bail on RTA
Will the region vote on a new plan this fall?
March 15, 2018
Wayne County pitches new transit plan to the RTA
The new plan would bring more buses more frequently to the region.
November 17, 2017
Open thread: Where does transit in Metro Detroit go from here?
With the interim CEO of the RTA stepping down and no plan in sight, are we all just stuck in traffic?
July 6, 2017
Could the RTA leave out rural areas in its next vote?
The RTA is reassessing its plans for transit in SE Michigan. How would you change the RTA’s plan moving forward?
March 17, 2017
Next RTA vote could be shelved until 2020
The RTA’s CEO Michael Ford was just fired, so the board is reconsidering how to move forward after November’s vote was narrowly defeated.
November 9, 2016
Regional Transit vote fails; try again in 2 years?
The Regional Transit Authority millage received support in Wayne and Washtenaw Counties, but was voted down in Oakland and Macomb Counties.
November 4, 2016
Will southeast Michigan finally approve a regional transit plan?
Southeast Michigan voters will finally have their say on regional transit on Tuesday. Do you think the RTA will pass?
October 7, 2016
Poll: Should southeast Michigan vote yes for the RTA?
Will metro Detroit finally get safe, reliable, cohesive transit?
September 20, 2016
What’s your Detroit public transit dream project?
The RTA is on the ballot in November. DDOT has expanded services. The M-1 Rail is coming. Is this enough?
August 4, 2016
RTA board approves master plan for November ballot
The plan is now up to the residents of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Washtenaw Counties to approve this November.
August 3, 2016
RTA reaches deal on transit plan, will vote on Thursday
The Regional Transit Authority has apparently reached a deal on the plan that satisfies Oakland and Macomb County reps. They’ll hold a special vote on Thursday to get it on the ballot in November.
July 28, 2016
RTA board can’t get enough votes for plan; Transit not on the ballot for public vote
Representatives from Oakland and Macomb Counties blocked the RTA transit plan from making it onto the November ballot, despite pleas to let the public vote.
July 22, 2016
RTA Board delays vote on Master Plan; Oakland and Macomb Counties voice concern
The vote would have put the plan on the ballot in November. Oakland and Macomb reps cite financial and accessibility issues in their counties as concerns to address before the vote.
June 2, 2016
Public Transit in Metro Detroit: An Open Thread
The RTA revealed their master plan earlier this week. What do you think? Is it enough? Will metro Detroit go for it? We want to hear from you!
May 31, 2016
Here's What Transit in Metro Detroit Could Look Like
The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan released their master plan today, which will likely go up for a vote in November. What do you think?
April 20, 2016
A Clearer Idea of Bus Rapid Transit in Metro Detroit
The RTA released a new video of what transit could look like in SE Michigan. Can you imagine reliable, fast buses to get around the region?
April 5, 2016
A Vision for Bus Rapid Transit Along Michigan Avenue
The Regional Transit Authority and Human Scale Studio released a rendering for Bus Rapid Transit along Michigan Avenue. This plan is leading up to a November millage campaign for four counties.