November 15, 2017, 5am PST
Bidding for the second Amazon headquarters got the creative juices flowing in Detroit, and one outcome is a new regional transit plan
November 10, 2017, 12pm PST
The Detroit Future City Implementation Office has completed a new strategic plan that will redirect the organizations revitalization efforts, four years after the city adopted the largely successful Detroit Future City framework.
November 8, 2017, 6am PST
The renaissance of Downtown Detroit will not include a new soccer stadium, but don't call it a setback.
October 18, 2017, 6am PDT
The kinds of words and arguments people use to describe blight, foreclosure, and eviction reveals a lot of society's biases.
October 17, 2017, 9am PDT
While mayors of shrinking cities do all they can to buoy a discouraging metric, others ask whether population growth is all it's cracked up to be.
October 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
New tool empowers neighbors to invest in their forgotten neighborhoods, and create wealth while doing so.
October 5, 2017, 9am PDT
Streetsblog digs into the literature on streetcars and finds evidence that the transit mode du jour was never intended to benefit transit users.
September 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Since Detroit's new streetcar system started charging, ridership has dropped. Those who are riding aren't necessarily paying anyways.
September 21, 2017, 12pm PDT
A civil rights organization has taken direct action to provide support for homeless people living in Detroit.
Associated Press via Detroit Free Press
September 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Soon there could be a second cable-stayed bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada, running alongside the existing Ambassador Bridge and owned by the same private entity.
September 6, 2017, 6am PDT
The Pistons and the Red Wings have a new home in Downtown Detroit—bringing all four of Detroit's professional sports teams into the same neighborhood.
September 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
The 139 Square Miles report attempts to comprehensively report the realities of Detroit, without commentary or critique.
August 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Free rides will be a thing of the past on the QLine come September 5, but there will be more frequent headways.
August 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
By 2040, Detroit will be bigger, more urban, older, and whiter predicts a report from the New Urban Institute that looks at trends, challenges, and assets of the Michigan city.
August 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Detroit and Chicago are Rust Belt cities, and citizens need to understand just how different their situations are from the hot property markets of the coasts, Pete Saunders argues.
July 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
The decline of Detroit can't be completely explained by the decline of the U.S. auto industry, according to an editorial commemorating the 50th anniversary of a five-day period of rioting and protest that resonates to this day.
July 11, 2017, 9am PDT
One way to get a transit funding tax plan approved is just to cut outlying areas out of transit taxes, and transit planning, entirely.
July 8, 2017, 5am PDT
Michigan suspends approximately 100,000 driver’s licenses every year when drivers can't afford to pay tickets and fines.
June 26, 2017, 11am PDT
The Internet of Things is quickly taking over roads, even before cars start driving themselves en masse around the world.
June 23, 2017, 6am PDT
Detroit will spend $4.3 million to buy land along the Detroit Terminal Railroad for the purposes of creating a 7.5-mile leg of the planned Inner Circle Greenway.