Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials hope the community can become the model for the rest of the state when it comes to mass transportation. On Thursday, the city unveiled a vision of commuter railroads combined with connecting busses or streetcars to ease traffic congestion, reduce energy use, and reduce the need for the construction of expensive roads and parking structures. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins, trying his best to hum an ominous movie theme.
Ypsilanti, MI – THe Huron River Watershed Council received a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to coordinate a watershed-wide stream buffer education and policy initiative. The aim is to find more effective ways of protecting the Huron River. Click on the audio icon to learn more on the project on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Huron River Watershed Council Program Manager Elizabeth Riggs.