Michigan

February 7, 2019, 5am PST
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has followed the path laid by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in joining the U.S. Climate Alliance. All three are new Democratic governors replacing Republican predecessors.
InsideClimate News
January 31, 2019, 1pm PST
Other polar vortex-related transit news included fire on the tracks in Chicago.
Detroit Free Press
January 24, 2019, 8am PST
Waymo, not General Motors, is brining automobile manufacturing back to Michigan.
Smart Cities Dive
January 23, 2019, 11am PST
Detroit's property values are climbing, steeply, for the first time in almost two decades.
The Detroit News
January 1, 2019, 7am PST
The story of the Grand Rapids zoning code update of a decade ago offers perspective on the possibilities of code reform.
Next City
December 7, 2018, 2pm PST
Much more than just an extension of a house, the porch has long been a place of safety, intimacy, and communality.
The New York Times
November 29, 2018, 8am PST
The efficient days of the post-auto industry bailout are over. American car companies are committing to larger, less efficient vehicles to keep up with the preferences of American consumers.
Associated Press
November 28, 2018, 2pm PST
The Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Council serves in an advisory role on matters affecting communities and consumers.
University of Michigan Taubman College
November 24, 2018, 9am PST
The buyback plan diverts properties from Wayne County's tax foreclosure auction, keeping them in government hands until residents can repay the purchase price.
Detroit Free Press
November 23, 2018, 9am PST
Democratic candidate Tim Walz was not shy about his intention to hike the gas tax to pay for improvements for roads and public transit, and he was predictably slammed by his Republican opponent. Similar scenarios played out in Wisconsin and Michigan.
Pioneer Press
November 16, 2018, 6am PST
Michigan State University plans to turn its 5,200-acre campus into a test site for advanced transportation technologies.
Ward's Auto
November 13, 2018, 7am PST
After legalizing accessory dwelling units in 2016, the city of Ann Arbor hasn't added many accessory dwelling units. Some regulations designed to limit the number of ADUs developed have made the building type impossibly cost prohibitive.
MLive
October 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
New proposals targeting customers could derail solar energy’s future in the state.
Inside Climate News
October 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
Ford's plan to redevelop Detroit's abandoned Michigan Central Station into a tech campus received a major boost from the city.
Crain's Detroit Business
October 19, 2018, 10am PDT
Voters in two Western states next month will determine whether to require energy utilities to increase their share of electricity from renewable sources to 50 percent by 2030. In Arizona, the campaign has become the costliest in state history.
The Arizona Republic
October 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The gift is especially notable for its contributions toward efforts to redevelop Detroit's West Riverfront.
The Detroit Free Press
October 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Protected bike lanes, this writer argues, are just one part of a broader rebuild of Detroit that prioritizes engagement.
Detroit Free Press
October 11, 2018, 10am PDT
The Detroit project was slated to become a massive sports and entertainment district. After five years, little has changed.
The Guardian
October 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
The final height of the tower that will become Detroit's tallest building may exceed 900 feet. The tower and its complex are expected to include retail, office, residential, exhibit, and event space.
Crain's Detroit Business
October 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Simply put, this scholar says, it comes down to race. With far fewer non-white urban residents, Canadian cities didn't fall prey to the redlining, white flight, and incarceration problems that so heavily impacted cities like Detroit.
The Detroit Free Press