The RTA proposal would expand economic opportunities for countless residents who struggle to get to work, school and doctor appts.
It will take cars off the roads which will ease congestion, reduce emissions and produce productivity. It brings value to all 4 counties.
The new proposal allows the counties to be eligible for more federal and state grant funding.
One of the reasons Amazon passed on building it’s second headquarters in Detroit was because of it’s lack of a robust regional transit.
The RTA proposal would bring freedom to riders in the senior and disabled community.
There are many that can’t afford to own let alone maintain a car but that shouldn’t prevent them from getting to work or school.
I support bringing the RTA proposal to the 2020 ballot since it won’t be on the 2018 and let voters decide.