Detroit has more than 250 miles of dedicated bicycle lanes on its streets. The city has spent millions of dollars to establish bike lanes as another way for people who don't drive to get around. The cost, location, safety and even the aesthetics of bike lanes have been controversial for years. But attitudes toward them..
The City of Detroit switched to a new parking app the last week of December. The old ParkDetroit app only allowed drivers to pay for metered parking spaces. The new app allows users to pay for parking in both the city’s spaces and some private parking garages and lots. It also lets drivers search parking..
After many decades of having a “Dingell” represent Dearborn, the city will have a new congressional representative. Michigan’s independent commission has officially re-written its political maps, which will soon cause a shift in political representation. “The vote we have is the fundamental foundation of our democracy and people are trying to undermine people’s confidence in that. You..
Each year, the number of stories highlighting the changing climate has increased. In much of the world, there’s reason for that. This year, climate change took a particular toll in Southeast Michigan, where residents experienced one of the worst flooding seasons in its history. “It’s a different reality, it’s a new world in a changing climate. And really what..
Wayne County plans to remove a major roadblock downriver in 2022. Officials estimate 30,000 cars and trucks cross the railroad tracks on Allen Rd. between West and Van Horn roads in Woodhaven every day. Whenever a train crosses Allen Rd., traffic stops. The average train delay is almost 10 minutes, but some can last closer..
President Joe Biden has signed his $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package into law, meaning that money will soon come down to states and local governments. But that's where the next set of hurdles begins for possible infrastructure projects, including here in Michigan. MichMash hosts Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth talk with Zach Gorchow, the publisher..
President Joe Biden is expected to sign his historic $1.2 trillion infrastructure package on Monday. Michigan will get at least $10 billion from that legislation, which would be a huge shot in the arm for efforts to fix roads, bridges and underground infrastructure. "There's no way to minimize, $1.2 trillion is a big down payment on a long-overdue need." --Rep. Dan..
Voters in Pontiac on Tuesday picked a familiar name in Michigan politics to lead the city for the next four years. Tim Greimel is the former state House Democratic leader and also served on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners from 2007 to 2012. He beat out the city’s former development chief Alexandria T. Riley. "We've..
Mayor Mike Duggan is making a bid for a third term as mayor of Detroit in Tuesday's election. If he beats challenger Anthony Adams, he will be the second mayor in the city’s history to be elected to a third term. “It does hit me hard and makes me feel like I have a tremendous responsibility..
Congressional Democrats are still working through the reconciliation process to get President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda passed, having to cut back on provisions such as 12-week paid family leave. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) explains what else has been cut from the spending bill, what she hopes will be included, and the significance of her national stockpile..