Sunday, February 17, 2013

News from Detroit: February 17, 2013


Meet The Makers: Rebuilding Detroit by Hand

Remaking Detroit: Can Creative Companies Save an American City on the Brink?

Now Atlanta Is Turning Old Tracks Green


The New and Improved Electoral College Map

The Social Trends Driving American Gangs and Gun Violence

How to Unparalyze Us

Margin calls
Life on the edges of America’s financial mainstream


Detroit Labs doubles staff, preps to move into its own space

Urban trailblazing: New series looks for trends before they happen

Guest Blogger: David Tarver

Creativity flourishes at Detroit Labs, a smartphone app developer

TechTown lands $1M to create Detroit Technology Exchange

Comerica refi may hint at Wings arena financing


New Detroit Blight Authority to speed up bringing houses down|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Tom Walsh: If GM thrived after bankruptcy, why not Detroit?|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

'Dry Bones'? Hardly — There's Still Life In Detroit

Thomas and Dewar: What Detroit could learn from Youngstown

Bing announces partnership to raze more homes, defends 'difficult decisions'

Detroit Mayor Says City Is Making Progress on Debt

EDITORIAL: Better under Bing isn't good enoug

KEITH CRAIN: Of course they don't like the idea of an EM


Fallacy of the creative class: Why Richard Florida’s ‘urban renaissance’ won’t save U.S. cities

Healthier Communities Through Design

10 principles for making high-density cities better

The Geometry of Transit-Friendly Neighborhoods


MOCAD Renovation: Plan For Detroit Art Museum Wins Architectural Review Award (PHOTO)

Building Facade, Detroit

Detroit: Pictures of a Neighborhood

An 'Autopsy' Of Detroit Finds Resilience In A Struggling City


Can fuel-cells overtake batteries in the race to be green?

Impact Investing for the New Economy: People

Michigan battery firm spent $143M of U.S. grant, never made one item

2 new venture funds formed in Michigan|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Automation Alley accepting applications for entrepreneur fellowships


Time to support Snyder

Phil Power: Gov. Rick Snyder makes clear he's about investment

Snyder wants state to be leader for emerging automated technology

I-69 International Trade Corridor group sends tax-free renaissance zone request to Lansing

Detroit chamber's goals may not match state GOP's


South Korea's aerotropolis blueprint is no flight of fancy

Midwest High-Speed Rail: Hundreds Of Firms Will Benefit From New Web Of Routes

Ray LaHood: “Sitting on the Sidelines Doesn’t Accomplish Anything”

Left In The Dark: Copper Thieves Rob Detroit Freeways Of Light

A 12th stop might be in M1 Rail's future, pending federal approval


Macomb County's Top Businesses Recognized

DOWNRIVER: Ficano: Hype can help grow region

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Policy News from Detroit: February 10, 2013


Detroit, the Billionaire’s Playground

Patenting and Innovation in Metropolitan America


US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse

Weekend Read: Debunking the Myth of the Startup Hub

Will Google Kill The Auto Industry? No, And Here's Why.

8 founders who ruined their companies

IdeaLab 2013 recapped

The New Three R's Every Business Must Learn

Whole Foods, Target, Wal-Mart Stores Stores Push Into Cities

The shipping news
Despite problems, a revival in shipping on the Great Lakes is expected

University Research Corridor a worthy investment|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s


The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now

Is It Time for a Set of 'Localist Papers'?

The Worst Run Cities In America: 24/7 Wall St.

A Framework For Creating A Thriving Detroit Of The Future

Unheralded Outperformers: 10 Metro Markets That Are Leading the Housing Recovery

Walkable Urbanism as Foreign Policy

How to make sustainability sustainable

Innovation and the Wealth of Cities

Defending Youngstown: One City's Struggle to Shrink and Flourish


Export-Import Bank opens office in Detroit's TechTown|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

'Why Don't We Own This' Site Maps Detroit's Housing Crisis With New Tools To Battle Back

Tom Walsh: A Disney-esque automotive attraction for Detroit could rev up Motor City|head

Bargain Homes Lure Buyers Worldwide to Detroit: Mortgages

Detroit Classics, Priced to Move

John Gallagher: Detroit Future City and the roadblocks

Detroit's Innovative Survival Plan Is A Model For The World - But Will It Work?

Tale of two futures? Future City blueprint shows what Detroit could be|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Detroit entrepreneurs plan to hire workers

Detroit developers revamp high-rises for young professionals|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Experts weigh in on downtown Detroit's retail revival|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

Detroit Land Bank readies for a major growth spurt|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

10 Sustainable Business Trends Underway in Detroit (Photo Tour)

Josh Linkner: Think of what is possible, not obstacles|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

6 Lessons From America's Comeback Kid -- Detroit, MI

Preserving Urban Rivers in Detroit and Across the Great Lakes

Detroit, blue city

Leg Up for Downtown Detroit

Ilitch consultant: Wings arena could break ground by fall


Insurance Analysts: Obamacare to Increase Out-of-Pocket Premium Costs, Despite Lavish Subsidies

Mich. gives Whitney revamp $8.5M

How to Win States and Disenfranchise People: The GOP's Electoral-Vote Plan

The GOP and the City

How the Post Office Made America

Detroit's Property Tax Black Hole, in Map Form

China Steps Up Buying in U.S.


John Carlisle: City Council's regular speakers put on a good show

Clark Durant: For Detroit, it's time for vision, not scorn|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Nancy Kaffer: 'New' Detroiters need to make their voices heard

Stuck in reverse, Detroit rolls closer to bankruptcy

Detroit neighborhoods languish through city's fiscal ills

Rudolph: Detroit's condition is a collective failure

Graphic: Detroit Then and Now


Wayne County communities keeping some zoo tax money for downtowns|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Developing Macomb's Blue Economy{Email_Address}&utm_campaign=It+All+Points+East

Cottons seed plan for GP Park

Novi Continues to Make Economic Development a Priority

Three Decades of Regional Innovation

Downtown Opportunities: Selling Ann Arbor's city-owned properties for urban residential development

New Oakland County official hopes to improve regional water system through cooperation

Patterson: Oakland County is on the rebound

Patterson speech touts his recovery, Oakland County's prospects

Macomb Co. board chairman a history maker|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s


Michigan vies for top 10 status in economic competitiveness

Snyder: Gas tax, Medicaid plans make fiscal sense

Snyder's political agenda shifts to center

Snyder budget calls for higher gas tax, vehicle fee, more for education

EDITORIAL: Expanding Medicaid is sound economic choice


Who's to blame for Michigan's road woes?

Metro Detroit near, dear to outgoing U.S. Transportation secretary Ray LaHood

A highway runs through it
Is it really a good idea to spend $1.8 billion expanding a 6.7-mile stretch of I-94 in Detroit?

Report: Greater Detroit a leader in tech employment, innovation

The new Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority: A solid step forward, but many more ahead

Americans now spending most on gas since early 1980s

Atlanta Aerotropolis

U.S. commits funds; M1 Rail construction to begin this year, Cullen says

OTHER VOICES: TRANSPORTATION: Fix more than beaten track



Delta's Glass Bottom Jet App

Motor City requiem

Planting New Life in Detroit's Vacated Landscape
How Christians are spearheading the urban farming movement in Motor City.

Ruin Porn or Realism? Why Chicago’s Artists Are Obsessed with Detroit

Life in the Red