Wednesday, May 11, 2011

2011-05-11 News from the Detroit region


Why Michigan? - Thanks to Clay Pearson for sharing

50 Ideas for the New City - Thanks to Claire Nelson for sharing

Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis

High Speed rail comes to Detroit in the New Center/Midtown area

Lambert in talks about Latin America cargo flights (St. Louis Aerotropolis)

Fast trains and new jobs: 10 reactions to the Detroit-to-Chicago high-speed rail announcement

Canadian official urges Michigan to approve Detroit River bridge

Detroit keen on Windsor-Detroit ferry

Windsor MP Brian Masse pushes for Detroit-Windsor passenger rail connection

Michigan Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

America’s Biggest (And Least) Gas-Guzzling Cities

New International Trade Crossing

Detroit / Urban Revitalization

Group Working To Bring People Into Detroit

Midtown's Park Shelton prepares for final build-out

The rebirth of Detroit amid modern-day ruins

Detroit & Lodz: Solutions for Post-Industrial Cities (Film)

Facing council's subpoena, Bing delivers plan to cut deficit|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

City Council backs Bing's plan to up casino taxes|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Union, city leaders hash out deficit

Detroit Port project aims to attract waterfront tourism

Mayor Bing gives Detroit City Council 453-page plan to eliminate deficit, replacing 10-page plan

Urban Centers to be Focus of Next AIA Detroit Urban Priorities Committee “Detroit By Design” Series, May 17-24

Bing deficit plan: Privatize services, cut benefits


Macomb County leaders search for funding of water monitoring system|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Ann Arbor SPARK says local companies it assisted in 2010 plan to add 1,425 jobs

Oakland Co. downtowns get high marks

OakWIN a win for Oakland County|newswell|text|Royal%20Oak|p

State / National Policy & Politics

Michigan's film studios go to fade-out

Snyder tells nonprofit audience: You can help state with education, wellness and workforce

Supporters push for Snyder's tax plan in Michigan Senate

Speakers: Michigan immigrants serve as a wellspring for entrepreneurship

Free trade deals bad for Michigan

Snyder should heed Machiavelli's advice

Michigan town's woes a sign of tough choices to come

Business / Energy / Auto 2.0

Top 5 wishes for Michigan's venture capital industry on conference's 30th anniversary

New Analysis: Detroit Metropolitan Area Ranks #8 Nationally in Regard to Skilled Nursing Facility-Generated Economic Activity, Job Creation

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