November 17, 2016, 9am PST
A $4.6 billion transit plan proposed by the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan received 49.5 percent of the vote on November 8. The millage tax would have funded bus rapid transit and regional rail within a four-county region.
August 27, 2008, 5am PDT
Scientists at the University of Michigan are studying ways to replant exurbs in order to capture more atmosphere-warming carbon dioxide.
October 5, 2006, 10am PDT
In the same vein as Jane Jacobs and William Whyte, Kirk Westphal, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan's Taubman School of Urban Planning, analyzes the success and failures of downtown Ann Arbor.
June 19, 2006, 10am PDT
Mayor John Hieftje is in full support and leading the charge for the development of a commuter rail system in the greater Ann Arbor area.
February 23, 2006, 7am PST
In downtown Ann Arbor, dense high rise development has traditionally been thought of negatively. However, a recent shift in political will has the City approving projects that will add greater density and housing to its commercial core.
March 4, 2005, 12pm PST
Cairo's historic core has a new park.
November 14, 2003, 1pm PST
Most suburban home-buyers seek quiet secluded lots away from major roads. So why are some families buying homes near major streets?
October 14, 2002, 1pm PDT
Ann Arbor, MI and neighboring cities are preparing to lose most of their ash trees to the Emerald Ash Borer beetle.