Menu

Why the War on Infrastructure?

in·fra·struc·ture (ˈinfrəˌstrək(t)SHər/) noun the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise. The United Arab Emirates…

Good Infrastructure Means Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

As U.S. unemployment continues to hover around 9 percent, the subject of job creation continues as the dominant discussion in our country.  Here in Michigan, where unemployment has outpaced the…

Hey City Leaders- Think Temporary

Hey City Leaders- Think Temporary

Pocket parks. Bike shares. Food carts. Pop up retail. Tiny houses. Much is made of the enormous economic challenges facing city leaders today. (By me, and by others) The problems…

Cities Need Public Investments

Cities Need Public Investments

Not casino revenue Not proceeds from medical marijuana Not receipts from the lottery, or any other silver bullet du jour Cities require public investment. For infrastructure. For public safety. For…

#SaveMICity- Michigan’s Fight For Better Places

#SaveMICity- Michigan’s Fight for Better Places

In Michigan we appear to be heading towards a legislative showdown on funding infrastructure, public safety and other assets important to great places.  The SaveMiCIty web page provides people in…

Search