Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has announced the state is applying for more than 800-million dollars in federal stimulus money for what's envisioned to be the first step toward a high-speed rail network. Ann Arbor transportation officials say this could benefit the city. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Public Schools officials say they are confident the district's buildings will ber ready for the start of school after another summer of construction. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.
Ypsilanti, MI – Earlier this year, Ypsilanti's city council approved ordinances allowing city residents to raise chickens on their property. Now, a resident is asking council to allow beekeeping as well. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – An area bicyclist killed while riding last month was remembered by more than 100 bicyclists who participated in a memorial ride Tuesday in Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township. The ride was designed to remember Tim Pinciskowski, and to remind cyclists and motorists that they share the road. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say they expect work on the new Stadium Boulevard bridges to begin late in 2010. City staff presented the conceptual design for the new spans to city council Monday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken a step forward on what one city staff member calls the beginning of the city's transportation system for the 21st century. Council has approved an engineering contract for the first phase of an intermodal transportation system. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.