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This is great news! The State Senate passed the Regional Transit Authority legislation with a final vote of 22-16.
Did you know that urban agriculture isn’t technically legal in Detroit? But the planners at the City Planning Commission have been working hard over the last couple of years researching and engaging the local urban agriculture community and various other stakeholders to create a comprehensive policy to allow and encourage urban agriculture in Detroit while making sure to protect the more »
Save the date! Detroit Works Project Long Term Planning is hosting a series of community conversation for improving the Quality of Life in our neighborhood before the plan is finalized in October.
Thursday 7/19 at 2pm, panelists from the World Bank, Federal Transit Administration, Greater Cleveland Bus Rapid Transit Authority and the National Bus Rapid Transit Institute presented at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. TO SEE NOTES FROM THE EVENT, Click Here BACKGROUND: Late last year, Detroit’s light rail project along Woodward was modified in favor of a regional Bus more »
Our multi-talented organizer Charles Stokes created three environmental rap videos called Clean Air, Reduce, and Water. The videos were commissioned as part of the Detroit Works Project Long Term Planning Process, to help raise awareness about environmental issues, and their impact on our city’s health. Check them out here: http://detroitworksproject.com/videos/
700,000 people living in a city built for 2 million. What will we do with all that land?
Last Friday (1/20/2012), DWEJ President & CEO Guy Williams went on the Craig Fahle Show with University of Detroit Mercy’s Dan Pitera, who is in charge of the Detroit Works Project Long Term Engagement Process (DWPLTEP), to talk about why DWEJ is involved in this process, and discuss the DWP’s new Home Base for civic engagement. Interview link: RADIO INTERVIEW more »
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)’s “Dirt” blog, which has the tagline “Connecting the built & natural environments,” posted this article about the Redfields to Greenfields project earlier this year in June. Build Up Detroit program manager Sandra Yu presented Detroit’s case study with John Saad from the city planning department and Charles Cross from the University of Detroit-Mercy more »