Wednesday, July 6, 2011

News 7.6.11


Detroit / Urban Revitalization

Cool factor lures the young, artsy to Detroit

Latest round of Kresge arts grants builds city's culture -- and elates recipients of $25,000

Detroit: How you see the Motor City changing by the year 2020

Saving Detroit: The Conversation

HUD secretary Donovan coming to econ club with Obama's ‘distressed cities' initiative

Regional News

Mack Hackel: Don't leave Macomb County out of regional transportation discussion

Patterson proposes wage freeze in Oakland budget

L. Brooks Patterson does not want your Pontiac bankruptcy, tries to protect Oakland County

Patterson wants Oakland County to be able to end police contract if Pontiac files bankruptcy

Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis

Kalitta Charters, expanding in Ypsilanti Township, becomes first business to secure Aerotropolis incentives

Airport can help region prosper (Milwaukee)

Detroit Metro is rated the country's best large airport

Luring Sears headquarters to metro Detroit would not be a good deal for Michigan

Detroit workforce development fund gets U.S. grant to train 300 for ‘green' jobs

Michigan Policy & Politics

Snyder moving quickly, but his 'dashboard' lags behind

Food entrepreneurs say Michigan's rules leave bad taste

Gov. Rick Snyder: How We’re Re-inventing Michigan

National Policy & Politics

In a Growth-Oriented System, Youngstown, Ohio Struggles to Shrink

The Buckeye Budget Lesson

How the Great Reset Has Already Changed America

Sustainability / Smart Growth

Rooftop turbines give new meaning to being green

'The Pursuit of Happiness': How Do Communities Make Us Happy?

Young People Are Losing Interest in Cars, But That Doesn't Mean the End of the Road for Automakers

New ideas for sustainable architecture in the Americas

Culture / Sports / Arts

Exploring Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals via touch-screen

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