A Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit program called CommunityNEXT is raising funds and providing a $250 rent subsidy for those that chose to live in Detroit's downtown of Midtown.
Aug 24, 2011 The Detroit News
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
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
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson told <em>The Detroit News</em> that he wants the gas tax boosted to "nudge" consumers towards more fuel-efficient cars.
Jun 9, 2011 The Detroit News
In this op-ed for <em>The Detroit News</em>, Rob Goodspeed argues that Detroit needs to exert more effort to dialog with its citizens about how the city should change.
Jun 4, 2011 The Detroit News
The city of Detroit is considering a plan to close nearly half of its public schools and greatly increase its class sizes.
Jan 18, 2011 The Detroit News
The Archdiocese of Detroit is working with city planners and local demographers as they develop their plans for Catholic parish closures.
Dec 22, 2010 The Detroit News
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing recently delivered his first "state of the city" speech since taking office, and included a broad list of proposals that could bring about a widespread revisioning of the struggling city.
Mar 25, 2010 The Detroit News
"If we don't do it, you know this whole city is going to go down," said the Mayor. A new study by the mayor's staff shows that roughly one in three parcels are vacant lots or abandoned homes.
Mar 2, 2010 The Detroit News
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is reportedly open to the idea of downsizing the city, and is looking for other fresh ideas to help the city's economy return to a sustainable place.
Feb 15, 2010 The Detroit News