Detroit's Oakland County suburbs are pushing to extend a light rail extension into their neighborhoods with such fervor that they may accomplish what the political system couldn't, says reporter Matt Helms.
Aug 8, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
Last week, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing released the much anticipated Detroit Works Project for "shrinking" the city. Reporter Nancy Kaffer says it isn't quite what everyone was expecting.
Aug 2, 2011 Crain's Detroit Business
Officials in Detroit have unveiled plans to taper off public services in certain parts of town unlikely to see their populations rebound and to focus on areas likely to recover.
Jul 31, 2011 The Detroit News
In a newly announced effort, different parts of Detroit will receive different levels of public services based on projections of whether or not they're expected to grow in the future.
Jul 28, 2011 The Christian Science Monitor
Urban regeneration in Detroit begins with public space in a form of street market - one that sells plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Jul 24, 2011 Putting People First
Six pilot cities are selected for the launch of a new federal, interagency initiative know as 'Strong Cities, Strong Communities': Fresno, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Memphis and Chester, PA.
Jul 12, 2011 The White House blog
Rail projects throughout the U.S. are hard hit by the downturn in the economy. The agencies behind them are trying to find ways to keep the projects from falling apart.
Jul 12, 2011 Architect Magazine
The well-heeled foundation that's been pumping money into civic projects in Detroit is now reconsidering the role it's playing and how much it wants to contribute.
Jul 9, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
Young creative people are moving to Detroit, launching new businesses and civic ventures that are creating a new identity for a city plagued by associations with decline.
Jul 7, 2011 The New York Times
The City of Detroit has finalized the route of a planned light rail line traveling down one the of the city's main corridors and linking to downtown.
Jul 1, 2011 The Detroit News