Public Transit Caucus Launched

Mar 1, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Representative Jason Morgan (D-Ann Arbor) and Representative Mike McFall (D-Hazel Park) formed the bipartisan, bicameral Public Transit Caucus with the goal of improving Michigan’s transit infrastructure.

Key Points:

    • The first meeting of the caucus was held on Wednesday, February 28.
    • The caucus devoted its first meeting on addressing crucial issues for the future of public transit.
    • Key discussion points included strategies to enhance comprehensive transportation funding, increase state support for local bus services, and develop a more expansive vision for statewide public transit access.
    • The caucus has 47 members, including legislators from both the House and Senate and representation across the state and both peninsulas.
    • Membership also includes three of the four chairs of the Transportation policy and appropriations committees.

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