Washtenaw: Transit

An advocacy group for regional transit – with members including Washtenaw County commissioners Conan Smith and Kristin Judge – was announced Friday, as part of the 2011 Southeast Michigan Regional Summit, according to a Detroit Free Press article. Regional Partners Advocating Transit Here (R-PATH) will lobby for a regional transit authority to tap federal funding, according to the report. [Source] The Washtenaw County board passed a resolution in support of regional transit at its Sept. 21, 2011 meeting. Earlier on Friday, Judge announced plans to resign from the county board on Oct. 9, to take a national cyber security job.