City of Ann Arbor http://wemu.org en New Bike Share Program Coming To Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/new-bike-share-program-coming-ann-arbor <p>Ann Arbor bike riders will have a new option for getting around the downtown and University of Michigan campus areas starting this summer.&nbsp;</p><p>The Clean Energy Coalition plans to install 14 bike sharing stations this spring, with the operation up and running in June.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:55:45 +0000 Bob Eccles 43824 at http://wemu.org New Bike Share Program Coming To Ann Arbor Video Series from Ann Arbor Sesquicentennial Now Available Online http://wemu.org/post/video-series-ann-arbor-sesquicentennial-now-available-online <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/88404960" width="500" height="375" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe><div>The Ann Arbor District Library is offering a rare glimpse into the city's past through a series of video tapes made during Ann Arbor's sesquicentennial celebration in 1974.&nbsp;</div><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:22:54 +0000 Bob Eccles 42454 at http://wemu.org Video Series from Ann Arbor Sesquicentennial Now Available Online Ann Arbor Plow Crews seek Help from Residents http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-plow-crews-seek-help-residents <p>The City of Ann Arbor is asking for some help from residents this weekend in clearing snow from residential streets. &nbsp;</p><p>Folks who live on Iroquois between Stadium and Packard are asked to have their cars off the street Saturday from 6am to 2pm so plow crews can come through. &nbsp;</p><p>Same thing for people who live on White between Stimson and Stadium, South Boulevard between Packard and Ferdon, Baldwin from Packard to Stadium, and Cherokee between Baldwin and Ferdon.</p><p>On Tuesday of next week, overnight plowing is planned on some other streets.</p><p>Residents on Norfolk and Suffolk Avenues are asked to have their cars off the street by 10pm Tuesday. Same for those living on Saxon street, and&nbsp;Dicken from Kent to the end of the street.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:48:31 +0000 Bob Eccles 41576 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Plow Crews seek Help from Residents Asbestos Abatement forces City Hall Offices to Move http://wemu.org/post/asbestos-abatement-forces-city-hall-offices-move <p>The Ann Arbor Treasury department and several other city services are temporarily moving as asbestos is removed from the fifth floor of Larcom City Hall.&nbsp;</p><p>Lisa Wondrash is Communications Director for the City of Ann Arbor. She says the abatement will not affect government's ability to function, and signs will be posted in city hall to inform visitors about the office relocations.</p><p>Work will begin on the building's fourth and third floors once the fifth floor has been cleared.</p><p>Removing the asbestos will cost the city $729,000. The project will be completed by fall of this year.</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:57:38 +0000 Bob Eccles 40220 at http://wemu.org Asbestos Abatement forces City Hall Offices to Move Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor's Bike Sharing Program http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-ann-arbors-bike-sharing-program <p>Issues of the Environment is a feature produced weekly, and heard exclusively during Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU.</p><p>In this week&#39;s installment WEMU&#39;s David Fair talks with&nbsp; Heather Seyfarth, Program Supervisor for the Clean Energy Coalition. The Coalition has partnered with the City of Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority to create a large-scale bike sharing program in Ann Arbor. Next spring, there will be 14- bike-sharing stations, and 125-bikes available to members of the public.</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:32:21 +0000 David Fair 34204 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure in Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-stormwater-and-sewer-infrastructure-ann-arbor <p>In this week's installment of WEMU's&nbsp;<a href="http://wemu.org/programs/issues-environment"><em>Issues of the Environment</em></a>,&nbsp; we explore the June 27th incident in which 10-thousand gallons of untreated waste water were discharged into the Huron River.&nbsp;</p><p>WEMU's David Fair talks with Earl Kenzie and Jennifer Lawson. Earl is Plant Manager for the <a href="http://www.a2gov.org/government/publicservices/water_treatment/Pages/default.aspx">Ann Arbor Waste Water Treatment Services Unit </a>and Jennifer is&nbsp; the city's <a href="http://www.a2gov.org/government/publicservices/systems_planning/waterresources/Stormwater/Pages/Stormwater.aspx">Water Quality Manager</a>.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:02:53 +0000 David Fair 32936 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure in Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Mayor Addresses State of the City http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-mayor-addresses-state-city <p>The Mayor of Ann Arbor says the city has turned the corner on recession. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, John Hieftje yesterday gave an unofficial "State of the City" address at the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber Headline Lunch.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:24:17 +0000 Andrew Cluley 30847 at http://wemu.org