asset7_croppedDeveloping effective public transit options in Michigan is a necessary tool for attracting and retaining residents, workers, and businesses. Research shows that people across the nation are choosing communities that offer various modes of transportation, easy access to the places they live, work, and play, and allow them to travel without having to rely on a car.

Make Your Case for Transit

Start a conversation on transportation in your community. Here are some talking points to share with neighbors, organizations and local government officials:

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Additional Resources

A wide variety of resources on transit are available on our Resources and Tools page.

Get Inspired

The following case studies show how Michigan communities are moving toward providing more transit options in their communities.

group-shotNEW! The Berston Bicycle Club Project
The Berston Bicycle Club Project gives Flint youth the opportunity to learn about bicycling, healthy living, road safety and their community. Students who complete the nine week program, with 2-3 rides per week, can take home a bike, helmet, lights, patches, a bike bag and a reflective vest.
tour-de-troit-inline2Tour de Troit
The Tour de Troit has grown from a small group of people exploring Detroit by bike to Michigan’s largest bike ride and an important tool to promote safer streets for non-motorized users.
dequindre-cut-thumbnailDequindre Cut
The Dequindre Cut Greenway is a 1.35-mile recreational path that offers a pedestrian link between the Detroit Riverfront, Eastern Market and many residential neighborhoods.