Friday, April 29, 2011

2011-04-29 News


America's transport infrastructure: Life in the slow lane

Turning a Layoff into 'Lemonade' and Now, 'Lemonade: Detroit'

Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis

Woodward Light Rail: As debate continues, case for center-run rapid transit system remains clear

State Legislature should not cut mass transit (Milwaukee Aerotropolis)

Missouri Senate advances cargo hub incentives

Midwest High Speed Rail Network Could Bring 43 Million Annual Riders, 104,000 New Jobs and Nearly $300 Billion in New Business Sales Over 30 Years

Officials scoff at threat of a toll rate war if 2nd bridge is built

Moroun-commissioned report points to negative impact of a second bridge


U-M economists: Oakland Co. job outlook is looking bright (Video)

Northville and Wayne County's near-$1 million trail to link town and country

Orion supervisor named Oakland County deputy executive for economic development

Detroit / Urban Revitalization

Dave Bing: If the unions don't conceed, he'll request an emergency financial manager|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Why locate your business in core cities like Detroit? 3 Questions backstage with Dan Gilbert

Community Legal Resources expands neighborhood program

Corktown is template for plodding, sustained revitalization in Detroit

Bing initiative tears down 3,000th Detroit vacant home

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing goes to Lansing, asks legislators to revisit laws, raise casino tax

Two-mile extension to Conner Creek Greenway opens

State Policy & Politics

Editorial: No new taxes

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's tax changes pass state House, headed to Senate|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Reactions mixed to state House approval of tax reform package

Fiscal 'radar' helps cities chart finances

Michigan House passes business tax cut, levy on pensions

Business / Energy / Auto 2.0

Michigan's small businesses growing and earning praise|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Technology Puts Detroit Back on Top

MEDC solicits proposals for helping entrepreneurs

Smart Growth / Sustainability

Home tweet home: Twitter chooses the city over sprawl

Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America

How Not to Plan for the Future

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