Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • Where Michigan governor candidates stand on taxes, spending

    Fix the roads. Improve schools. Cut taxes. Slash college costs and provide help to those suffering from opiate addiction.

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  • Detroit regional mass transit plan dead for 2018

    Who’s…refusing to support allowing voters to decide on the $5 billion plan when they go to the polls in November?

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  • Poverty is Detroit’s biggest problem. Gentrification doesn’t come close.

    he basic revival trajectory is positive. It can continue. But that doesn’t mean cities can take it for granted.

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  • History gets a conservative twist in Michigan social studies standards

    The d-word in “core democratic values” pertains to America’s system of democracy, not to the Democratic Party.

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  • Michigan Republicans won’t pass marijuana bill. Voters to decide in November.

    The ballot proposal would allow Michiganders over the age of 21 to have, use, grow and sell marijuana for recreational…

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  • Foreclosed for the cost of an iPhone. That’s life in Wayne County.

    “I’m almost 70 and here I am, being evicted out of my own house,” – Antoinette Coleman

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  • Michigan leaders want to make crumbling Detroit fort into national park

    One idea gaining momentum: Making the fort a national park, said state Rep. Stephanie Chang, D-Detroit.

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  • A new bridge is dawning in Detroit. Matty Moroun isn’t the only one unhappy.

    “I don’t believe that in 2018 in America, people should be living in the shadow of belching industry,”

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  • One year in, Detroit’s QLine falling well short of expectations

    …the streetcar fell well short of expectations of 5,000 to 8,000 riders per day.

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  • Here’s who has endorsed Republican candidates for Michigan governor

    The GOP gubernatorial primary race is heating up…

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