Sunday, August 19, 2012

News from Detroit 8.19.12


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Value Capture and the Future of Financing Cities

The Detroit River's past and its future


Detroit urban farm to use grant for solar power system|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Winery on Belle Isle? State control could revive plan for Detroit urban vineyard

Restoring Belle Isle to Detroit's gem will take help


How Did Detroit Labs Build A Successful Business? By Letting Employees Screw Around

Firms try to grow talent to handle mainframe worker shortage|newswell|text|Business|s

Retail development planned for Detroit's West Village

Detroit tech startups on the move; What do you think of their concepts?

Jeff Gerritt: City aims to turn the corner on key commercial corridors, like the former Avenue of Fashion|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Michigan Begs for $100,000 Engineers After Auto Rebound

Regional Review: Midwest States Actively Diversify Their Economies


Romney Tax Plan on Table. Debt Collapses Table.


Detroit streetcar plan on track for fed aid

Feds will free up road project money; Michigan could spend $16M$16M

People in defense of the Detroit People Mover

Building A Plug-In Electric Vehicle Community


Education Achievement Authority Curriculum For Detroit Students Is Individualized And Computerized

Kid Rock donates $250K to Detroit Historical Museum

Why is Michigan so... poor? What Google Autocomplete says about our state

Why Arts Managers Short of Cash Are Looking at Detroit


Rick Snyder: World-class talent is key to Michigan's future|newswell|text|Opinions|s

Tax Increment Financing Authorities (TIFAs) across the state in financial trouble, looking to taxpayers for help

Commentary: The case for privatizing Michigan prisons|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

Michigan’s G.O.P. Governor Defies Easy Labels

Voters to get last word on Michigan's path|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p


Wayne County charter proposals would strip some of executive's power|newswell|text|Michigan%20news|s

Wayne County could seek tax hike

Grosse Pointe Shores pushes county change


Suburbia vs. sustainability

The new Washington Union Station

Advice for Passing a Massive Infrastructure Referendum

Weapons of Mass Urban Destruction
China's cities are making the same mistake America made on the path to superpower status.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

News from Detroit 8.12.12


Painting murals on Trumbull

Michigan Suburbs Alliance Turns 10: A Q&A with Conan Smith

Tom Watkins: Be bold, merge Detroit and Wayne County|newswell|text|Opinions|s

The Most Spectacular Night View of Earth Ever Captured by NASA


Riding the first rails brought excitement, danger|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

Editorial: Congress stuck in a rut on nation's transportation needs|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

An Open Letter to Gov. Snyder: How You Can Improve Public Transportation

Airport proposal is big deal for Findlay

Where the Jobs Are: Employer Access to Labor by Transit

Unemployment Problem Includes Public Transportation That Separates Poor From Jobs

Auto cities around the world look for ways to reinvent the wheel of fortune

Race, Class, and the Stigma of Riding the Bus in America

Editorial: After 25 years, unfulfilled hope for transit still rides the People Mover|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

State rail plan could bring passenger service to Traverse City from southern Michigan

Adams County: Denver aerotropolis bigfoots prior agreement

Secrets of the congestion lobby

4 Ways Your Commute Is Ruining Your Life

Want To Make A Creative City? Build Out, Not Up


In Detroit, Urban Flight in Reverse

New Detroit residents, workers speed downtown revival|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Stephen Henderson: Policy-driven innovation shapes Cory Booker's Newark

A Shocking Sight In Downtown Detroit: People

Detroit Works project to offer vision for city: Turn liabilities into assets|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Detroit's Abandoned Neighborhoods Could Become A Theme Park

Welcome to the age of non-profit city government
Can NGOs run cities?

Bing: Who is really impeding Detroit's progress?

Graphic: Downtown gems

CDCs Can Help Detroit, But They Can’t Replace City Hall

Raising up this city
Neighborhoods Day brings out people who want to rebuild Detroit

Detroit: A Tale of Two... Farms?

The State of Detroit

Vacant Detroit Becomes Dumping Ground for the Dead

Company Proposes Tree Farm as Remedy for Detroit’s Blight

People, place and potential: Midtown business keeps money in the neighborhood


Commentary: Solving Michigan's other health care crisis


Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Budget* *But Were Afraid to Ask

Climate change is here — and worse than we thought

9 Reasons Why This Economy Feels So Bad

Regional Inequality and "The New Geography of Jobs"


New Detroit Farm Plan Taking Root

Zak Pashak, Detroit Bikes Entrepreneur, Buys 50,000 Square Foot Factory On City's West Side

Space mission
Can Detroit balance parking for small business, big events?

Detroit is "Most Improved" U.S. city for global trade, magazine says

Detroit, MI, will make a comeback

Guest commentary: New Detroit patent office opens doors to job growth|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

GM CEO says old culture still hinders change, tells workers to be leaders and fix problems

Joel Landy's Detroit
The long-awaited renaissance is under way

Amazon may create software center in Detroit

Soil Remediation: Detroit Experiments Explore Urban Farming's Next Frontier

Wind energy in Michigan is 'on the edge of a cliff'

China's New Target: Batteries


Macomb County unveils plans for $11M communication, surveillance center

Ficano wants to end Wayne County Land Bank

Touring Cobo Center's 2.4 million square feet of energy efficiency

Stephen Henderson: Intolerable waste in Detroit's Water Department


Artown Detroit App Wins Code For America's Apps For Detroit Contest

How the Coney Dog Became Detroit's Signature Food

Suburban Taxpayers Vote to Support Detroit Museum

Why Thug Culture Is Actually Our Inner-City Problem

Where Detroit Industry Has Floundered, World-Class Art Scene Flourishes