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Lessons from the Land

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County teenagers think county-wide bus routes, re-development of underutilized buildings for teens, and simplifying zoning regulations to encourage mixed-use developments are the key issues to improving land use in the county.
That's according to Tuesday's Youth Leadership Forum which wrapped up land use lessons for students in eight high school classrooms throughout the county.
The program asked high school students what impact land use decisions have on their schools and their communities. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.