Detroit

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.
CityLab
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.
Forbes
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.
Forbes
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.
Detroit Free Press
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.
The Detroit Free Press
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.
The Detroit News
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.
Detroit Free Press
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.
Detroit Free Press
June 20, 2017, 10am PDT
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
Detroit Free Press
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.'
Detroit Free Press
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.
Detroit Free Press
May 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The Illitch family is continuing to reveal details of the big vision surrounding the new home to the Detroit Red Wings.
Detroit Free Press
May 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Perhaps it's a sign of recovery: the city of Detroit will greatly expand the amount of roads it improves over the course of the next year.
Detroit Free Press
May 17, 2017, 2pm PDT
When Wolverine Human Services bought 11 acres of East Detroit planning to remove abandoned houses for a U-Pick Orchard, neighbors protested. Now they've pivoted and aim to provide a resource to the community rather than run an agro-business.
Next City
May 16, 2017, 10am PDT
Sights and scenes from Detroit's new streetcar system: The QLine
Modern Cities
May 16, 2017, 7am PDT
Along with Hamtramck, Highland Park is one of two tiny cities entirely surrounded by the city of Detroit. Here's how its leaders want its center to develop over the next five to ten years.
Curbed Detroit
May 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
The long-awaited Q-Line opened to the public earlier today.
Detroit Free Press
May 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
The new book "Detroit: The Dream Is Now" tells a story of revitalization and ambition, in the same city where far too many "ruin porn" photographers have tread.
Detroit Free Press
May 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Bringing together the city, developers, and philanthropic support, Fitz Forward aims to redevelop 300 parcels. Backers hope it will serve as a model for other neighborhoods.
Next City
April 27, 2017, 6am PDT
When investors from Belgium and elsewhere snapped up Detroit houses for a song, some of them didn't consider the full picture. The lesson: do your research, and maybe don't invest thousands of miles form home.
Detroit Free Press