Sunday, December 3, 2023


DetroitLaborPublic transit

Recharging the Aquifer Underneath Detroit’s Transit Desert

Martha Connell looks at some hard questions about the future of Detroit’s transit.

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Transit infrastructureUrban Planning

Dreams of Better Transit Signage. How Legible Is Your City?

Transit advocacy should necessarily focus on making sure transit systems can be easily accessed. In many cases, that begins with signs to show people where to go.

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Detroit, The World’s Racetrack: My First Time At The Belle Isle Grand Prix

At the Grand Prix, presented by [Car Company] on Belle Isle, we enjoyed pulled pork nachos, sunshine, and a haze of particulate emissions.

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Business & EconomicsHistoric preservationTransit infrastructureUrban Planning

Detroit Fairgrounds Site: Alternatives to Permanent, Monumentally Bad Decisions

The State Fairgrounds site is centrally located, and it’s huge. Too huge to make some monumentally bad decisions about permanently turning it into a Shelby Township-style strip mall.

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Business & EconomicsParkingUrban Planning

The Billion Dollar Hot-And-Ready: Touring Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena

Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena is impressive. Whether it’s a masterpiece of sustainability of community development, on the other hand, is up for debate.

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