Category Archives: Transit

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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MSU, MSHDA, League Team Up Again on MiPlace Partnership

We at the Michigan Municipal League are excited about the opportunities to partner with the state of Michigan, Michigan State University, business leaders and civic groups on the ‘MiPlace’ Initiative. The initiative is a one-of-kind partnership to jump start communities … Continue reading

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On Dorothy, Oz, and Michigan’s Transportation Struggles

What would Dorothy have done if there had been no Yellow Brick Road to follow to get her and her buddies to Oz? I suspect there wouldn’t have been much of a Munchkin-land or Emerald City, either one…and therefore no … Continue reading

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