Metro Detroit talks mass transit, but so far, more talk than action
May 17, 2013 | WGVU
December, when the legislature passed the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) for
Southeast Michigan, most people thought the struggle to improve mass transit
But Detroit remains the last
metro area without a regional bus and train system. And the RTA is only the
legal document that allows plans to be drawn up.The RTA has no money, and lacks public
support to spend money.
tomorrow, the University of Detroit is holding a workshop for people trying to
create a social movement toward transit.Michigan Now’s Chris McCarus caught up with one of the organizers, Kevin
McClogan, for a chat.
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