Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan.

RTA’s mission is to manage and secure transportation resources that significantly enhance mobility options, to improve quality of life for the residents and to increase economic viability for the region.

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(734) 973-6500

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(313) 224-2160

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New Submissions: RTA Transit Diaries

The RTA Transit Diaries are a public forum for transit riders to showcase the heartwarming, fun and sometimes quirky stories. Check out what riders are saying now.

Presenting RTA Transit Diaries

The transit community is unique and diverse, with varying experiences. The Transit Diaries platform is an opportunity to share positive experiences that can be spread to the Southeastern Michigan community as a whole. Submit your RTA experience today.

Coming Soon! Detroit – Ann Arbor Express

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) in partnership with the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is proposing to offer a new pilot express bus service connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. The proposed service will provide hourly trips between the two communities for 16 hours a day during the week (6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.) and limited service on Saturday and Sunday. Proposed one-way fares for this service are: $12 base fare, $10 advanced booking discount, $6 eligible senior/disability fare.

Public Hearing Notice

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) in partnership with the Ann Arbor Area Transit Authority (TheRide) is proposing to offer a new pilot express bus service connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Public comments regarding this matter may be made in person at Public Hearings scheduled for
Wednesday January 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the SEMCOG/RTA Offices

Take this Survey to Help Improve Regional Transportation

To make sure that the needs and ideas of actual riders are taken into consideration, OnHand is launching a regional survey to learn about your experiences and get your ideas. Please click the link, take the survey now and help build better connections in Southeast Michigan!

Announcement: Municipal Partnership Act Legislation

If the MPA legislation is passed, it would provide the region with another transportation financing tool that can potentially help us close the revenue gap with our peer regions. The RTA continues to work cooperatively and in partnership with our region’s elected leadership, our public transit providers and the far-reaching list of stakeholders across all four-counties that we interact with who are interested in improving transit and mobility across Southeast Michigan.

New Project: Platform for Paratransit Services

The RTA, in partnership with AAATA, DDOT, SMART, SEMCOG and the Area Agency on Aging 1B, received a $1,050,000 Michigan Mobility Challenge grant to develop the Southeast Michigan Integrated Platform for Paratransit Services. The project intends to develop a pilot online booking and trip management platform that can create a “one-click” experience for users of AAATA, DDOT and SMART ADA Paratransit services.

RTA's Proposed Budget

In accordance with the Michigan Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act of 1968, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and following a review by its Board of Directors, the RTA is releasing its FY 2020 Budget for public review. Individuals who wish to provide comments on the RTA’s proposed budget may submit their comments at Comments will be accepted until September 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Mobility Vision for Southeast Michigan

Click here to find out more about the RTA’s ongoing effort to update the Mobility Vision for Southeast Michigan.

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