From Pontiac to Oak Park, numerous Oakland County mayors are endorsing the vote YES for regional transit ballot initiative this November.
Four decades after expressing deep concern that Southeast Michigan “the transportation center of the nation … is woefully negligent in meeting present and projected mass transportation needs,” former Gov. William Milliken strongly endorsed the regional transit proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot and urged residents to vote YES.
Metro-Detroit AFL-CIO – representing more than 140,000 members – and the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce – which represents more than 650 members – are the newest groups to join Citizens for Connecting our Communities (C3), the campaign coalition to Vote YES for Regional Transit this November.
Leaders from diverse industries, organizations and communities across Washtenaw County have emphatically endorsed the “Vote YES for regional transit” ballot initiative before voters this November.
The UAW and more than a dozen other labor organizations representing more than a quarter million members across the automobile, construction trades, education, health care, and public safety sectors have endorsed the Vote YES for regional transit ballot initiative this November.
Southeast Michigan’s disconnected regional public transit system hinders people from getting where they need go. Everyone has heard stories of residents in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties struggling through difficult bus commutes to get to work, school or doctors’ appointments.