Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan Records
 


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Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan records

The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan record group held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.

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Abstract:
An agency tasked with overseeing the mass transportation operations of the Southeastern Michigan area. Records include local transit history, project plans, other regional research, and the Detroit Mercy study.

History / Biography:
The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) of Southeast Michigan is a 10 member board that was created by the Public Act No. 387 of 2012. The agency has jurisdiction over the mass transit operations of the Detroit area as well as Washtenaw, Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb counties. The RTA of Southeast Michigan also oversees other local transit agencies such as the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority and the Detroit Department of Transportation. The RTA of Southeast Michigan was predated by the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority in 1967. The RTA has completed projects such as the M1 Rail, creating new public transportation options in Detroit, as well as increasing the amount of busses in the area.

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Copyright has been transferred to the Regents of the University of Michigan.

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