The Craig Fahle Show

Podcast 04.17.14: $500K for Detroit Small Business, SMART Bus Ballot Proposal, Ford Mustang Turns 50

Thursday, April 17, 2014

$500K Challenge to Existing Small Business in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park

The Duggan Administration, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced this morning the launch of a two-tiered challenge awarding $500,000 to existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

SMART Bus System on the Ballot

A proposal to increase funding for the SMART Bus System will be on the ballot. Megan Owens, Executive Director for Transportation Riders United answers the question, "what will happen to SMART bus access if communities do not approve millages?"

The Ford Mustang Turns 50

The Ford Mustang turns 50 today. The classic American sports car was first introduced on this day in 1964 at the World’s Fair in New York. Paul Eisenstein, publisher of The Detroit Bureau, spoke with WDET’s Laura Weber-Davis about the Mustang’s legacy.