Sunday, June 19, 2011

News 6.19.11

Featured


Detroit apartment buildings fill; renters' age falls: Incentives, biz moves drive surge
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110619/SUB01/306199970/detroit-apartment-buildings-fill-renters-age-falls-incentives-biz



Regional


AATA looks to add airport shuttle service, expand bus service between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti
http://www.annarbor.com/news/aata-looks-to-add-airport-shuttle-service-expand-bus-service-between-ann-arbor-and-ypsilanti/

Oakland County won't merge with Pontiac but vows to help the struggling city
http://www.freep.com/article/20110616/NEWS03/106160519/Oakland-County-won-t-merge-Pontiac-vows-help-struggling-city


Detroit / Urban Revitalization



KEITH CRAIN: It was time for Bing to make tough calls
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110619/SUB01/306199979/keith-crain-it-was-time-for-bing-to-make-tough-calls



Transportation




Michigan Policy & Politics

Guest column: What the One Kent coalition believes our city, region needs
http://www.mlive.com/opinion/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/06/guest_column_what_the_one_kent.html




OUTDOORS: Develop a relationship with the jewel of the Great Lakes
http://www.dailytribune.com/articles/2011/06/19/sports/doc4dfbc8eceb20a863885575.txt

Editorial: Great Lakes states need to maintain united effort to prevent further erosion of water quality funding
http://www.freep.com/article/20110618/OPINION01/106180326/Editorial-Great-Lakes-states-need-maintain-united-effort-prevent-further-erosion-water-quality-funding


Business / Energy / Auto

U.S. Senate is next stop for bill providing $6.4 billion for defense programs with state connections
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110617/FREE/110619896

Ex-governor sees the light on green issues
http://articles.boston.com/2011-06-18/bostonglobe/29674798_1_clean-energy-climate-change-fuel-efficiency-standards

Firm opens shared workspace for app developers in Pontiac
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110618/BIZ04/106180321/1013/biz04

Opinion: Health care reform could prove unfriendly for innovation, patients
http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2011/06/opinion_health_care_reform_cou_1.html


Analysis: Tax cut for employers no panacea for jobs
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/16/us-usa-economy-payrolls-idUSTRE75F3NX20110616



Report: Uninsured, Medicaid patients seek care in emergency department more than commercially insured, are sicker
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110619/FREE/110619892/report-uninsured-medicaid-patients-seek-care-in-emergency



Sustainability / Smart Growth

Smart Growth to Blame For the Housing Crash? Not By a Long Shot.
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2011/06/16/smart-growth-to-blame-for-the-housing-crash-not-by-a-long-shot/

Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Two Trailblazing Years
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/06/16/partnership-sustainable-communities-marks-two-trailblazing-years

Poll: Republicans Support Transpo Policies to Avert Climate Change, Too
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2011/06/16/yale-poll-americans-support-transpo-policies-to-avert-climate-change/

ULI Chief: Inner ‘Burbs the Best
http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2011/06/16/uli-chief-inner-burbs-the-best/

How to Plan Good Cities for Bicycling
http://www.streetsblog.org/2011/06/17/how-to-design-good-cities-for-bicycling/

Livability trend puts walking expert in demand
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2011/06/19/general-us-walking-guru_8524083.html

Denver Transit Oriented Development Fund
http://www.denvergov.org/DenverOfficeofStrategicPartnerships/Partnerships/DenverTransitOrientedDevelopmentFund/tabid/436574/Default.aspx


Culture / Other

Shining Light awards: Young adult leadership is focus of Bing honor

Help is on the way from Michigan to reeling Joplin, Mo.
http://www.freep.com/article/20110617/NEWS03/106170387/Help-way-from-Michigan-reeling-Joplin-Mo-

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