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Lack Of Street Lights Leaves Detroit Dangerously Dark: Detroit Agenda

January 9, 2014






WDET is scouring Detroit’s neighborhoods and listening to what concerns residents throughout the city. We’re presenting the findings in a series of reports called the “Detroit Agenda.” For decades one of Detroiters most pressing concerns has been that, in many neighborhoods, the city at night -- is a city of zero light. Roughly half of Detroit’s 88,000 street lights do not work. As WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter reports…the dim lighting creates dangerous situations in some neighborhoods -- and consternation among some public officials…



WDET’s news team took to the streets to talk to hundreds of Detroiters about their neighborhoods – asking what they wanted for their communities – and what needs to change. Learn more about The Detroit Agenda here.