Category Archives: Transit

Infrastructure Spending and the Psychology of Previous Investment

My state’s infrastructure is appalling. It is outdated. It is poorly maintained. Some of it is downright dangerous. I have heard it said that we are teaching our kids to learn in schools constructed by Roosevelt and we drive them … Continue reading

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League’s New Book to Highlight Local Placemaking Successes, People Behind Them

As a follow-up to the successful Economics of Place: The Importance of Building Communities Around People, the Michigan Municipal League will release a new book in September detailing some incredible placemaking projects in the state. The book highlights individual successes … Continue reading

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Placemaking Catches Fire in Michigan

A new set of survey results from the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy details a big increase in the use of placemaking as a core economic development strategy in Michigan communities.   This is great news for … Continue reading

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