Wednesday, May 4, 2011

2011-05-04 News

Featured


Reorganizing Beyond the Beltway
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dan-carol/reorganizing-beyond-the-b_b_857474.html

A New Social Certification for Businesses; B the Change You Want to See
http://sustainablebusinessforum.com/marcgunther/51288/b-change-you-want-see

‘Made in America’: The Phrase that Will Save Small Business?
http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/made-in-america-small-business-1249/


Business / Energy / Auto 2.0


Detroit is leading the way in igniting a green economy
http://www.citizen-times.com/article/DN/20110502/OPINION/305020009/Detroit-leading-way-igniting-green-economy?odyssey=nav|head

Michigan manufacturing shores up nation's economy
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110504/BIZ/105040363/Michigan-manufacturing-shores-up-nation%E2%80%99s-economy

Can’t Buy Me Love: Michigan Life Science Startups Best Cleantech In Cash, Not Attention
http://www.xconomy.com/detroit/2011/05/03/cant-buy-me-love-michigan-life-science-startups-best-cleantech-in-cash-not-attention/

GE Intensifies Focus on Additive Manufacturing
http://www.vadvert.co.uk/science/12705-ge-intensifies-focus-on-additive-manufacturing.html

Chinese investors still searching for U.S. welcome mat
http://money.cnn.com/2011/05/04/news/international/chinese_investors_america.fortune/?section=money_latest


Detroit / Urban Revitalization


Five Things You Should Know About Detroit
http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2011/05/04/things-know-detroit/

Mayor Dave Bing: It's a crucial week to balance Detroit's budget

http://www.freep.com/article/20110503/NEWS05/105030334/Mayor-Dave-Bing-s-crucial-week-balance-Detroit-s-budget

Detroit's Burton Theatre closes
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110504/BIZ/105040328/1001/Detroit%E2%80%99s-Burton-Theatre-closes

Detroit Soup dishes up money for creative grassroots projects
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110504/OPINION03/105040350/1031

Discarded Detroit couches get pin-up treatment
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/blogs/discarded-detroit-couches-get-pin-up-treatment

Mayor Bloomberg has solution to immigration problem: Make them live in Detroit

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/05/01/2011-05-01_mayor_bloomberg_has_solution_to_immigration_problem_make_them_live_in_detroit.html

Renaissance Center nears capacity for 1st time in history with Blue Cross Blue Shield move
http://www.mlive.com/business/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/renaissance_center_in_detroit.html

Detroiters who never left question fairness of incentive program to lure back police officers
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/detroiters_who_never_left_ques.html

How to Solve the Detroit Dilemma
http://www.assemblymag.com/Articles/Blog/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000001043273


Regional


Report: Wayne County accused of spending millions in road funds on unrelated salaries
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/report_wayne_county_accused_of.html

Millions in taxpayer road funds misspent, former Wayne County official, others allege
http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/millions-in-taxpayer-road-funds-misspent%2C-former-wayne-county-official%2C-others-allege

Formerly contaminated land in Trenton becomes park gateway
http://www.freep.com/article/20110504/NEWS05/110504035/Formerly-contaminated-land-Trenton-becomes-park-gateway


Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis


Obstacles, funding questions plague Ann Arbor-Detroit rail line, but progress is being made, planners say
http://www.annarbor.com/news/ypsilanti/obstacles-funding-questions-slow-ann-arbor-to-detroit-rail-projects-roll/

Could Detroit become the next Great Lakes cruise destination?

http://travel.usatoday.com/cruises/post/2011/05/detroit-port-great-lakes/168741/1

If you build it, will they come? Detroit hopes to lure cruise ships, tourists with new $21.5M port
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/if_you_build_it_will_they_come.html

Windsor hopes new Detroit terminal brings tourist dollars to this side of the river
http://www.windsorstar.com/travel/Windsor+hopes+Detroit+terminal+brings+tourist+dollars+this+side+river/4721184/story.html

World of Opportunities
Memphis in May about more than music, barbecue
http://www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=58345

Birmingham City Commissioner Honored for Transit Role
http://birmingham.patch.com/articles/birmingham-city-commissioner-honored-for-transit-role

New Plan to Speed Security for Frequent Fliers
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703937104576303153769314700.html

Matty Moroun will drop lawsuit if Windsor just lets Bridge Company do anything they want
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/05/matty_moroun_will_drop_lawsuit.html


State / National Policy & Politics



Online commentary: Michigan's brownfield, historic tax credits offer strong return on investment
http://www.freep.com/article/20110504/OPINION05/110504010/Online-commentary-Michigan-needs-brownfield-historic-tax-credits?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Opinion

UAW hires Mary Beth Cahill as voice to Congress
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110504/AUTO01/105040331/1148/UAW-hires-Mary-Beth-Cahill-as-voice-to-Congress

Economic Policy Institute says NAFTA cost Michigan 43,600 jobs
http://www.mlive.com/jobs/index.ssf/2011/05/epi_nafta_displaced_682900_us_jobs.html

Heading South: U.S.-Mexico trade and job displacement after NAFTA
http://www.epi.org/publications/entry/heading_south_u.s.-mexico_trade_and_job_displacement_after_nafta1/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+epi+Economic+Policy+Institute&utm_content=My+Yahoo

Editorial: Root out the fraud
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110504/OPINION01/105040319/1008/Editorial--Root-out-the-fraud


Sustainability / Smart Growth


11 U.S. cities honored as ‘walk-friendly’: Seattle ranks first (Ann Arbor)
http://www.grist.org/infrastructure/2011-05-04-11-u.s.-cities-honored-as-walk-friendly-seattle-ranks-first

Cities bet on transit stations to spur development
http://www.minnpost.com/steveberg/2011/05/04/27974/cities_bet_on_transit_stations_to_spur_development

Why the ‘coming housing calamity’ shouldn’t have to be calamitous
http://www.grist.org/cities/2011-05-03-why-the-coming-housing-calamity-shouldnt-have-to-be-calamitous

Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning
http://thecityfix.com/urban-development-leaders-lead-but-people-do-the-planning/

America's Environmental Garden Spot: Would You Believe Manhattan?
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2069319,00.html

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