Quality of Life

  • Downtown Detroit partnership elevates public space experience with refresh of The Beach at Campus Martius Park

    DDP was chosen as one of five recipients across the U.S.

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  • What’s the Future of the Supreme Court and Roe v. Wade?

    A look at the possible influence of Trump nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  • Crumbling Detroit school buildings will cost $500 million to repair. It’s money the district doesn’t have

    “We would have to dramatically cut personnel to even put a dent in this problem,”

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  • As caregivers struggle to make ends meet, 28,000 Detroit children go without care

    “You can get there—if you have the money.”

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  • The Stigma of Transit: “We Have to Make Buses Sexy”

    Our roads are too wide, our cars are too linked to status, says the mayor who revolutionized transit in his…

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  • It’s not just Detroit. Across Michigan, ‘active and aggressive’ competition imperils schools

    “Schools of choice decimated the schools,” Davis said.

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  • On again, off again … back on: DMC and Wayne State agree on temporary extension

    “For decades, Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine have worked together …”

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  • Detroit offers program to help Detroiters eliminate responsibility fees ahead of schedule

    In Detroit alone, 76,000 residents owe an average of $1,600 in responsibility fees.

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  • Detroit’s focus on supportive housing drives down homelessness 15 percent

    The reduction is credited to the “Housing First” approach to homelessness…

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  • Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave

    Blighted but beloved, Delray’s epitaph has been written for years.

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