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Transit Riders United Regional Transit Awards Dinner

Posted: 05/06/16

Celebrate Regional Transit Change Makers with TRU!
On Thursday, May 12 join Transit Riders United as they celebrate the region’s transportation change makers at the 2016 Regional Transit Awards. This year the event will be held at the beautiful Greektown Hotel. Festivities start at 5:30 p.m.
This fifth annual fundraising dinner recognizes the efforts of transportation advocates, professionals, legislators and businesses who have made exemplary contributions to improving access and quality of public transportation for Southeastern Michigan. This year’s awardees include
  • Transit Activist of the Year – Lisa Franklin, founder of Warriors on Wheels and former RTA board member.
  • The Exemplary Innovation Award – Wayne State University Office of Economic Development
  • Transit Employee of the Year – DeJuan Brown, DDOT bus driver and trainer
  • Unsung Hero Award – Joel Batterman, a creative dedicated advocate for improved transit.
  • Public Participation Progress Award – Detroit Department of Transportation
Transit Riders United Presents  
The 2016 Regional Transit Awards 
Thursday, May 12
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Greektown Hotel
 555 E Lafayette St, Detroit
Detroit, MI 48226
Tickets: $90 dollars

For more information and a link to purchase tickets please visit www.detroittransit.org or call 313-963-8872.

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