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Come to the 2017 Regional Transit Awards!

Buy your tickets by tomorrow 4/19 to recieve early-bird pricing!

Can't attend? 

You can still support this event and TRU's work:


Please join me, Supporter, in congratulating the extraordinary people and projects that will be recognized at this year's Regional Transit Awards dinner May 11. 

The 2017 Regional Transit Awardees are:

  • Warren Evans, Wayne County Executive, receiving the Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant
  • RefleX, joint service of DDOT, SMART and RTA, receiving the 2017 Exemplary Innovation Award
  • Alexis Blizman, regional transit's 2017 Unsung Hero
  • Ben Stupka, RTA Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis, as Transit Employee of the Year
  • Daniel Duane Spyker, receiving the Transit Activist of the Year Award

To learn more about these extraordinary people and projects and congratulate them, please join us as these awards are presented at TRU's sixth annual Regional Transit Awards dinner on Thursday evening, May 11. 

Note - early bird pricing ends tomorrow, April 19, so buy your tickets TODAY!

Each year over 150 transit staff, elected leaders, community activists and other supporters come together for a cocktail reception, 3-course dinner and Award Ceremony recognizing our region's top transit champions. You won't want to miss it!

Sponsorships are still available for companies who want to demonstrate their commitment to improving the transit system that can help make the Detroit region a more attractive place to live, work, and play. 

Show your support for regional transit, these extraordianary people and projects, and TRU's important advocacy work: buy your tickets, submit your sponsorship or make your donation today!


PS - Transportation Riders United is Detroit's nonprofit transit advocate, working since 1999 to improve bus service, remove barriers to rapid transit, and advocate for smart transportation investments. We send emails a few times a month about top news, events, and opportunities impacting Detroit area transit.

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