public transportation http://wemu.org en AAATA's Blake Transit Center Construction Update http://wemu.org/post/aaatas-blake-transit-center-construction-update <p>The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority continues construction of the new Blake Transit Center, with much of the brick and stonework up on the south-side of the building.</p><p></p><p><strong><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley toured the facility and has this report:</span></strong><br style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;" /><br style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;" /><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:45:13 +0000 Andrew Cluley 35999 at http://wemu.org AAATA's Blake Transit Center Construction Update Regional Transit Authority Hires Hertel As CEO http://wemu.org/post/regional-transit-authority-hires-hertel-ceo <p>The new Regional Transit Authority that aims to link Washtenaw County with Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb&nbsp; counties, now has a CEO.&nbsp; The RTA board met Wednesday in Ann Arbor. As WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports,&nbsp; the board approved a contract with the current CEO of SMART, John Hertel.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:32:51 +0000 Andrew Cluley 35835 at http://wemu.org Regional Transit Authority Hires Hertel As CEO AAATA Unanimously Approves 2014 Fiscal Year Budget http://wemu.org/post/aaata-unanimously-approves-2014-fiscal-year-budget <p>The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority has approved a nearly 34 million dollar operating budget for fiscal year 2014.&nbsp; As WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports, the A-A-A-T-A board on Thursday evening, voted six to nothing in favor of the new spending plan.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:47:22 +0000 Andrew Cluley 35568 at http://wemu.org Increased Ridership Forces Changes to AATA's Night Ride Service http://wemu.org/post/increased-ridership-forces-changes-aatas-night-ride-service <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority is making changes to its <a href="http://www.theride.org/nightride.asp#map">Night Ride Service</a>. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, it's a response to a sharp increase in ridership over the last 18-months.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:55:09 +0000 Andrew Cluley 31556 at http://wemu.org Increased Ridership Forces Changes to AATA's Night Ride Service Issues of the Environment: Public Transportation in Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-public-transportation-washtenaw-county <p>The status and future of public transportation in Washtenaw County is the topic of this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.&nbsp; Our guest is Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Chair Yousef Rabhi.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:22:46 +0000 Clark Smith 25505 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Public Transportation in Washtenaw County