Regional Transit Authority

Regional Transit Holds Public Meeting In Ann Arbor

Apr 1, 2016

The future of regional mass transit was the topic at a meeting in downtown Ann Arbor Thursday night.


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For now, the Regional Transit Authority has completed its public meetings in Washtenaw County regarding the creation of a mass transit system in our area.  The last one took place in Ann Arbor.

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In less than a week, Scio Township voters will decide if they will approve a millage that would expand public bus service in that area. 

Ann Arbor City Council got an update on a variety of public transportation projects at last night's work session.  As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, current progress could result in less traffic along the I-94 corridor and increased options in all five of Ann Arbor's wards.

The new Regional Transit Authority that aims to link Washtenaw County with Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb  counties, now has a CEO.  The RTA board met Wednesday in Ann Arbor. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports,  the board approved a contract with the current CEO of SMART, John Hertel.