A neighborhood-based soccer league in Detroit is becoming a new community building effort in the city.
Aug 10, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
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
Millions of federal dollars could be lost if transportation officials in metropolitan Detroit can't figure out a way to combine a variety of transit services into one regional authority.
Jun 9, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
A personal rapid transit proposal called "SkyTran" might be a smart choice for Detroit, according to this article.
Apr 23, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
Volunteers in Detroit recently performed a community cleanup in an unlikely location: the old Tiger Stadium.
Apr 6, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
A grassroots online campaign has already raised more than $50,000 to build a statue of the science fiction character RoboCop in Detroit. The effort's organizers call it an art project with the goal of urban regeneration.
Feb 18, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
Amid talk of downsizing and abandonment, a new surge of young investors has been moving into Detroit and revitalizing its economy.
Jan 11, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has been in office for a year and a half. Some progress in the troubled city has been made, but much work remains, as is revealed in this interview.
Dec 10, 2010 The Detroit Free Press
The Dorais Velodrome is a bike race track in Detroit that has been abandoned and allowed to return to nature. "The Mower Gang", whose slogan is, "Winning Detroit's Other Turf War", set out with their weedwackers to restore it.
Aug 12, 2010 The Detroit Free Press
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued repeat warnings to Enbridge Energy Partners, owner of a pipe that leaked an estimated 1 million gallons of oil into southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo River, to address the safety of its system.
Aug 2, 2010 The Detroit Free Press