Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.) announced on Wednesday that the state is working to ensuring safe tap water for Flint residents. While there is no schedule to replace the corroded lead pipes, they are being treated to prevent further lead leaching.
Jan 30, 2016 Detroit Free Press
The city of Detroit will review the presentations of seven finalists tasked with creating a new vision for the east riverfront—a part of Detroit poised for redevelopment momentum.
Jan 25, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Detroit's most iconic building, the Renaissance Center, will soon get a major upgrade.
Jan 23, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Inside the efforts to clean up and improve the centerpiece of Detroit’s transit system.
Jan 18, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Detroit Department of Transportation drivers are mobilizing against a plan to expand regional service on the SMART system. Supporters say the proposed changes are for the benefit of commuters.
Jan 6, 2016 Detroit Free Press
A preliminary picture of the new Detroit is coming into focus, while much of the city still struggles with vacancies and blight and downtown anticipates a wave of development and new residents.
Jan 5, 2016 Detroit Free Press
An in-depth look at some of the high-profile properties slated for redevelopment in Detroit in 2016 provides inspiration for some of the properties that still need solutions.
Dec 29, 2015 Detroit Free Press
According to a wide-ranging poll conducted by the Detroit Free Press, residents have regained some optimism about their city and its management. Sixty-nine percent said Detroit is headed in the right direction.
Dec 21, 2015 Detroit Free Press
A recent influx of money to Detroit for demolitions of abandoned properties brings the city's total to $107 million. That money has established Detroit as the country's proving ground for the idea that demolitions stabilize struggling neighborhoods.
Nov 10, 2015 Detroit Free Press
Northern Michigan's "premier summer resort town" finds itself embroiled in a heated development controversy, reflecting that town's changing population.
Oct 19, 2015 Detroit Free Press