Transportation Riders United, also known as TRU, is Detroit’s transit advocate.
TRU works to improve and promote transit in greater Detroit in order to restore urban vitality, ensure transportation equity and improve quality of life. The Detroit region needs a balanced transportation network because transportation investments shape our future.
Specifically, TRU works to:
- Improve understanding of and public perception towards transit;
- Engage and involve the public in important transportation decisions;
- Watchdog transportation processes and provide transit expertise to decision-makers; and
- Be the public’s voice to ensure transportation investments support the public’s best interest.