Monday, July 18, 2011

News 7.18.11

Featured

New initiatives, entrepreneurs reviving Motor City
‘A kind of mecca for creative people’
http://www.windsorstar.com/business/initiatives+entrepreneurs+reviving+Motor+City/5110539/story.html



Battling Energy Waste in Hot, Rich Cities (cool video inside)
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/18/battling-energy-waste-in-hot-rich-cities/


Transportation / Transit



Delta seeks to end service to 5 northern Michigan airports
http://www.freep.com/article/20110716/FEATURES07/107160321/Delta-seeks-end-service-5-northern-Michigan-airports



The Matthew Moroun Interview: On second spans, truck traffic forecasts and why the Ambassador Bridge company doesn't want to operate the NITC
http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/07/the_matthew_moroun_interview_o.html


Detroit / Urban Revitalization




Businesses boost creativity in Detroit

In aiding Detroit, Kresge head learns impatience is no virtue
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110715/OPINION03/107150395/1409/metro




Dan Gilbert's Detroit Monopoly game continues with reports of a fifth building purchase
http://www.mlive.com/business/detroit/index.ssf/2011/07/dan_gilberts_monopoly_game_of.html

More rent subsidies coming to entice young leaders to move into Detroit
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110714/STAFFBLOG09/110719941





Business / Auto / Energy


Mexican grill paves road for legal food trucks downtown: It took 60 trips to City Hall to snag permit
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110717/FREE/307179990/mexican-grill-paves-road-for-legal-food-trucks-downtown-it-took-60





Solar firm sees future with UAW: Production plan needs ‘automotive discipline'
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110717/FREE/307179995/solar-firm-sees-future-with-uaw-production-plan-needs

Part of the solar system: Nova among firms out to make a big bang in growing industry
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110717/SUB01/307179964/part-of-the-solar-system-nova-among-firms-out-to-make-a-big-bang-in



National Policy & Politics



Boosting the Great Lakes International Economy
http://www.tnr.com/blog/the-avenue/92140/boosting-the-great-lakes-international-economy


Rocky road
Congress is also snarled up over how to keep America moving
http://www.economist.com/node/18958665?story_id=18958665&fsrc=scn/fb/wl/ar/rockyroad



Michigan Policy & Politics


The message from Rick Snyder, New York Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Immigrants create jobs'
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110718/FREE/110719902/the-message-from-rick-snyder-new-york-mayor-bloomberg


Regional News

Some balk at Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel's office budget
http://www.freep.com/article/20110716/NEWS05/107160391/Some-balk-Macomb-County-Executive-Mark-Hackel-s-office-budget?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Macomb County goes online with dashboard of its financial data
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20110715/FREE/110719920

Macomb Co. commissioner proposal would dock pay for arriving late, leaving early
http://www.freep.com/article/20110718/NEWS05/107180321/Macomb-Co-commissioner-proposal-would-dock-pay-arriving-late-leaving-early?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Macomb County sues Kilpatrick, Ferguson over repairs to sewer
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110718/METRO03/107180395/1409/Macomb-County-sues-Kilpatrick--Ferguson-over-repairs-to-sewer


Patterson to address ways to help struggling Pontiac
http://www.detnews.com/article/20110718/METRO02/107180396/1409/METRO


Culture


The census says they're dying, but rural Michigan towns strive for Internet-driven revival
http://www.freep.com/article/20110717/NEWS06/107170539/The-census-says-they-re-dying-rural-Michigan-towns-strive-Internet-driven-revival

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