Sunday, June 26, 2011

News 6.26.11

Featured


Why the world faces a massive traffic jam (Bill Ford)
http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/06/26/ford.mobility/



Regional

Gary Brown calls for metro Detroit transit authority, regional sales tax to pay for it
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/gary_brown_calls_for_metro_det.html




Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis



Detroit / Urban Revitalization






Detroit's Head Start program in peril
http://www.freep.com/article/20110625/NEWS01/106250430/Detroit-s-Head-Start-program-peril?odyssey=nav|head

Transformation Detroit: Dan Gilbert's grand plan for downtown tech hub, retail and residential
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/transform_detroit_dan_gilberts.html

Video of the Day: John Gallagher shares five ideas for 'Reimagining Detroit'
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/video_of_the_day_5_ideas_for_r.html

Seeds of Hope: How Sustainable Activism Transformed Detroit
http://www.alternet.org/environment/151382/seeds_of_hope%3A_how_sustainable_activism_transformed_detroit

Transformation Detroit: Leaders say city isn't just fighting crime, it's fighting perception of crime
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/transformation_detroit_leaders.html

Transformation Detroit: Eastern Market fights food desert myth with Tuesday hours
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/transformation_detroit_eastern.html



Business / Energy / Auto


New online tool for state entrepreneurs gets to know you, then tells you what you need
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110622/FREE/110629942




Michigan Policy & Politics




National Policy & Politics



Sustainability / Smart Growth

Poor transit system, sprawl make trips to work difficult
http://www.kansascity.com/2011/06/22/2968773/kcs-poorly-ranked-transit-system.html

Atlanta Forward / Another View: An action plan for our infrastructure
http://www.ajc.com/opinion/atlanta-forward-another-view-987126.html

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