Monday, May 2, 2011

2011-05-02 News

Featured


New Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Paul Krutko lays out job creation philosophy
http://www.annarbor.com/business-review/new-ann-arbor-spark-ceo-paul-krutko-lays-out-job-creation-philosophy/

In China, Art Is Making a Commercial Statement
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/business/global/01neocha.html


Detroit / Urban Revitalization



Bloomberg: U.S. Should Make All New Immigrants Live in Detroit
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/05/01/bloomberg-make-new-immigrants-live-detroit/?cmpid=cmty_fb_Gigya_Bloomberg%3A_U.S._Should_Make_All_New_Immigrants_Live_in_Detroit

Detroiters split on Bloomberg plan to repopulate city with immigrants
http://detnews.com/article/20110502/METRO01/105020333/Detroiters-split-on-Bloomberg-plan-to-repopulate-city-with-immigrants

It's this again: Why does the never ending gas price discussion exist in a bubble?
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/its_this_again_why_does_the_ne.html

Our Voice: Michigan must climb aboard movement to ride the rails
http://www.mlive.com/opinion/flint/index.ssf/2011/05/our_voice_michigan_must_climb.html

Group will show off homes it has rehabbed in Grandmont and Rosedale Park areas of Detroit
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/BUSINESS04/105010380/Group-will-show-off-homes-has-rehabbed-Grandmont-Rosedale-Park-areas-Detroit?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Some city neighborhoods gain despite Detroit population pain
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110502/CENSUS/105020335/Some-city-neighborhoods-gain-despite-Detroit%E2%80%99s-population-pain

Rossetti redux: Preserving the Cobo legacy, undoing the past
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019972/rossetti-redux-preserving-the-cobo-legacy-undoing-the-past

Gateway Park developers have eye on brownfield deadline
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019961/gateway-park-developers-have-eye-on-brownfield-deadline


Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis


Passenger Transportation Blog
http://passenger-transportation.com/

St. Louis attorney at helm of Chinese air cargo deal
http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/article_b5c6dad5-2119-59d5-9708-a3fa64696011.html

Tom Walsh: It's not time to panic yet at pump
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/COL06/105010457/Tom-Walsh-s-not-time-panic-yet-pump?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Trains Don’t Have a Monopoly on Subsidies
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/opinion/lweb01train.html

Curbside or median, rail route decision stops with Bing
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019966/curbside-or-median-rail-route-decision-stops-with-bing

When will costs fuel change?: Truckers pass along increases now; clock running for substantive shift
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/FREE/305019979/when-will-costs-fuel-change-truckers-pass-along-increases-now


State Policy & Politics


Guest commentary: Legislation would cut time to save homes
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/OPINION05/105010436/Guest-commentary-Legislation-would-cut-time-save-homes?odyssey=nav|head

Home Rule and Governor Snyder’s Monumental Challenge (Part 1)
http://www.detroitpolicy.com/2011/04/part-1-home-rule-and-governor-snyders.html

Reacting to the Governor’s Government Reform Proposals (Part 2)
http://www.detroitpolicy.com/2011/04/reacting-to-governors-government-reform.html

Brian Dickerson: A pragmatist's radical vision -- Rick Snyder has a messianic faith in markets and metrics
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/COL04/105010433/1070/OPINION02/Brian-Dickerson-pragmatist-s-radical-vision-Rick-Snyder-has-messianic-faith-markets-metrics

State tax reform moves to Senate
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110502/POLITICS02/105020351/1024/POLITICS03/State-tax-reform-moves-to-Senate


Business / Energy / Auto 2.0


‘Cluster’ strategy helps Holland industries find prosperity
http://www.hollandsentinel.com/topstories/x1993415554/-Cluster-strategy-helps-Holland-industries-find-prosperity

GM Revs Up Its Lobbying
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703703304576297180040726512.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Rick Haglund: More Michigan companies find the need to export
http://www.mlive.com/business/index.ssf/2011/05/more_michigan_companies_find_t.html

Slight growth seen in state venture capital
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/BUSINESS06/105010481/Slight-growth-seen-state-venture-capital

Another for-profit incubator? Yep, says Jeff Sloan
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110429/STAFFBLOG07/110429871/another-for-profit-incubator-yep-says-jeff-sloan

Detroit is leading the way in igniting a green economy
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110502/OPINION/305020009/-1/MICRO0304/Detroit-leading-way-igniting-green-economy

Alternative power projects in Michigan being held up by lack of Energy Department loan guarantees
http://www.freep.com/article/20110502/BUSINESS06/105020342/Alternative-power-projects-Michigan-being-held-up-by-lack-Energy-Department-loan-guarantees

MEDC seeks proposals for helping entrepreneurs
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019969/medc-seeks-proposals-for-helping-entrepreneurs

Michigan venture capitalists have more than $200 million for new startup investments
http://www.annarbor.com/business-review/michigan-venture-capitalists-have-more-than-200-million-for-new-startup-investments/


Regional


Strapped cities asking voters for help through millages
http://www.freep.com/article/20110501/NEWS05/105010533/Strapped-cities-asking-voters-help-through-millages

After 4 months of declines, homebuilding permits in region up in March
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110429/FREE/110429877

ALLEN PARK: DDA, city may swap funds in order to pay for former studio property
http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2011/04/30/news/doc4dbb1dadc3cad283820657.txt

Old industrial gets new lease on biz life: Variety comes to Royal Oak district
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019977/old-industrial-gets-new-lease-on-biz-life-variety-comes-to-royal-oak

Huron River Watershed Council hopes 100-mile water trail will boost river tourism
http://www.annarbor.com/health/huron-river-watershed-council-hopes-water-trail-will-boost-river-tourism/

KEITH CRAIN: A lot of our economy relies on the weather
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110501/SUB01/305019971/keith-crain-a-lot-of-our-economy-relies-on-the-weather

Cities team up to woo home buyers
http://www.freep.com/article/20110502/NEWS03/105020358/Cities-team-up-woo-home-buyers


Sustainability / Smart Growth


Southern California's great migration
Amid shifting demographics, Southern California has another chance to master the art of planning for sustainable growth.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinionla/la-ed-census-20110502,0,7966779.story

NORA Provides Blueprint on How to Beat the "Shrinking City" Syndrome
http://dcrealestate.citybizlist.com/5/2011/5/1/NORA-Provides-Blueprint-on-How-to-Beat-the-Shrinking-City-Syndrome.aspx

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