February 8, 2018, 9am PST
Multiple proposals to demolish downtown buildings and put up surface parking lots are meeting resistance.
December 28, 2017, 6am PST
The auto industry has decided that SUVs are the right product to market to the largest generation in U.S. history.
December 14, 2017, 11am PST
The Northern Michigan Sports Commission hasn't even been created yet, but it already has funding clout in the state government.
December 13, 2017, 6am PST
A handful of Delray residents refuse to be displaced by industry, but the plan for a new bridge may mean they don't have a choice.
December 5, 2017, 12pm PST
Detroit will soon join the ranks of cities that have ripped out high-speed freeways from their urban core.
November 30, 2017, 6am PST
A city-county land swap will allow Dan Gilbert to reimagine a former jail, plus build an entirely new one.
November 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new 800-foot tower is rising from the ashes of the demolished Hudson's store site. Noted Detroit patron Dan Gilbert is developing the new building.
November 26, 2017, 5am PST
John Gallagher takes a look at some of the civic factors and organizations that have worked behind the scenes to pull Detroit through.
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.
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.
July 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A House of Representatives committee has different ideas about the spending priorities of the federal government when it comes to issues like a proposed border wall and the Great Lakes.
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.
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.
June 21, 2017, 7am PDT
The latest city to open up its coffers to support a professional sports team is Detroit, which will spend $34.5 million to support the Detroit Pistons in a move to the recently completed Little Caesars Arena.
June 20, 2017, 10am PDT
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
June 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan made a splash this week by pronouncing a vision to create a Detroit that is 'one city for all of us.'
May 29, 2017, 5am PDT
The word "sticky" when applied to the urban design context has come to mean attractive and comfortable—the kind of place that makes people want to stay away and make return visits. Detroit is the latest city to experiment with the concept.