Public supports

BACK TO ~ Homepage

there is no time to waste

Date: Aug 2, 2022 2:00:00 p.m.
The Time to Vote

August 2, 2022, Detroit, Michigan, USA - The choice of YES or NO

If you want to educate the public for a truly safe and affordable public bus system for Detroit, you will have to support this website to increase ridership and funds from both federal and state fuel taxes. Please e-mail

In Macomb County and in participating communities in Oakland and Wayne counties in the State of Michigan, USA, the registered voters will decide on a tax increase, if requested to pay for the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation - SMART, metro Detroit's suburban bus system.

The SMART property tax is protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. So, only an increase can be vanquished. The ballot language is your ticket to freedom

All federal, state and passenger fare money must in writing according to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as per lawyers from the United States Department of Transportation - USDOT
Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan RTA
1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1400
Detroit, MI 48226
The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation SMART
535 Griswold St Ste 600, Detroit, MI 48226

Transportation Riders United TRU
PO Box 2668, Detroit, Michigan 48202

Detroit Newspapers were used to pass Proposal S

These ads were used to pass the August SMART 2018 property tax

Proposal S passed on Aug. 6, 2002 with the following below.

Voters will decide Aug. 6 whether the SMART transit system will continue to provide 200,000 rides a week - or shut down within 30 days.

SMART has been operating with farebox revenues, state and federal grants and, since 1995, a .33-mill property tax levy. Costs of vehicles, fuel, wages health coverage and liability insurance have continued to rise. Revenue has not kept pace. state and federal revenue has been proportionately diminishing.

SMART is asking for a .33 mill renewal and a .27 mill increase to keep the system operating.

Without the funding, SMART's funds will be used up in 30 days. The system will be shut down.


Market value of house: $200,000
State Equalized Value: $100,000
Per year cost: $60
Per month cost: $ 5
Per week cost $ 1.15
Per day cost: 16.4 cents

BACK TO ~ Homepage