Statement on Regional Transit Ballot Initiative

“We are grateful to all of our supporters and volunteers who worked so hard to show the tremendous benefits voting YES would have provided, including: connecting our communities across Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties, increasing independence for seniors and people with disabilities and connecting people to jobs and opportunities throughout Southeast Michigan. This election was
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Former Gov. Milliken: Regional transit proposal is historic opportunity to move Southeast Michigan forward

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.

More than a Million Join Vote YES for Regional Transit Campaign

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.

The Disconnected Transit Challenge: People in Southeast Michigan go the extra mile to overcome disconnected transit

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.