Millage Renewal for Blue Water Transit Happening Via Absentee Ballot

Blue Water Area Transportation is asking voters to approve the millage renewal on May 5th. Registered voters will receive an application for an absentee ballot which needs to be mailed back by May 1st so the ballot arrives in time for the vote. Blue Water Area Transit system provides regularly-scheduled bus service to the City of Port Huron, Marysville, and Fort Gratiot Township as well as a dial-a-ride service in Fort Gratiot, Burtchville, and Port Huron Townships six days a week.

In 2019,  Blue Water Area Transportation provided over one million passenger trips, and almost 500,000 passengers went through the downtown transit center.  Passengers use the bus system to get to work, stores, schools, appointments and more every day in our community. Blue Water Area Transportation also provides senior citizen and ADA accessible transportation as well as transportation for Community Mental Health, Community Enterprises, and Sacred Heart Rehabilitation center.

Transit officials state that, “busses are powered with natural gas and are always clean. Drivers are always friendly and riding is easy and very affordable.” Visit for more information or call (810) 987-7373.

Reporting for WGRT – Marty Doorn