Ann Arbor

housing
9:41 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Baker Commons to get Energy Upgrades

An affordable housing development in downtown Ann Arbor is getting a new roof and other upgrades thanks to funds from the Downtown Development Authority.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
10:25 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Ann Arbor School Board Holds Work Session On Finances

Bob Eccles

The Ann Arbor school board last night held a work session to talk about financial goals for the coming year.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Environment
9:40 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Sizing up the health of Ann Arbor's trees.  Ann Arbor's Urban Forest and Natural Resources Planning Coordinator Kerry Grey is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

City government
9:37 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Citizens Committee Plan Tabled for Now

Ann Arbor city council member Mike Anglin says he still wants to create a citizens committee to proposed uses for city-owned parking structures in the downtown area.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

City government
9:32 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Council Approves Tax Abatement for Barricuda Networks

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a tax abatement for Barricuda Networks Corporation as the firm moves to its new downtown location.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

City government
9:29 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Hupy Named Public Services Area Administrator

Ann Arbor's city council has removed the 'interim' from the title of the Public Services Area Administrator.  Craig Hupy will fill the role on a permanent basis.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Arts and Culture
9:27 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Spotlight on Funding for Public Art

With a proposed millage to fund public art on the November ballot in Ann Arbor, Thursday's Concentrate Media speaker series focused on the overall topic of art in public place.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Electric cars
9:00 am
Mon September 24, 2012

National Plug-in Day

A wide variety of electric vehicle owners participated in National Plug-in Day in Ann Arbor and Saline on Sunday.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Pedstrian Safety
9:21 am
Fri September 21, 2012

"Safe Routes" Grant to make Walking Safer in Northeast Ann Arbor

A federal grant should help make it safer for students walking to Clague Middle School.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Fire Department
11:28 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Residents Weigh In on Fire Department Restructuring

Ann Arbor officials are sharing information and getting feedback on a proposal to restructure fire stations in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Housing
11:40 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Council Postpones Affordable Housing Funding Plan

Ann Arbor's city council has postponed a decision on a policy to commit the bulk of funds raised from the sale of public lands for affordable housing.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

Transportation
11:37 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Rapid Transit Connector Plan Back Before Council

Ann Arbor's city council has brought back a plan to study a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but has not take a final vote on the issue.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:10 am
Mon September 17, 2012

New Parking Record Set During Art Fairs

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority saw an increase in parking revenues during this year's art fairs, and an historic afternoon.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
9:00 am
Fri September 14, 2012

City to Remove Sediment from Millers Creek

Ann Arbor officials plan to remove some sediment from Millers Creek to help alleviate flooding over Geddes Road near Huron Parkway.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
9:14 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Cleanup Underway at Old MichCon Site in Ann Arbor

The removal of contaminated soil began Tuesday, part of DTE Energy's three million dollar restoration of an old MichCon site in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor DDA
9:01 am
Tue September 11, 2012

DDA Wants More Public Input on William Street Project

William Street
Google Street View

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority continues to move forward on the connecting William Street project.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Blight
8:57 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Empty House Finally Demolished

A long vacant home blocks from downtown Ann Arbor has finally been torn down, and the property will soon be used to help reduce flooding problems in the area.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:52 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Ann Arbor Officials Consider New Option for Bike Parking

Bicyclists in Ann Arbor may soon have a new covered option for parking their bikes.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Traffic
9:27 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Getting to Michigan Stadium Will be a Challenge Saturday

The Michigan Wolverines kick off their home football season tomorrow, but getting there could be a real challenge for out-of-towners.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Education
9:50 am
Thu September 6, 2012

School Board Approves Tech Bond Purchases

The Ann Arbor school board has approved the first two purchases funded by the technology bond voters approved earlier this year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Health
9:48 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Healthy Schools Program Expanding

A program that began in Ann Arbor back in 2004 with the goal of getting middle school students to eat better and excercise more is expanding into south-central Michigan.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Education
9:45 am
Thu September 6, 2012

New School Year Off to a Good Start in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor school district officials say the school year is off to a good start with just a few minor glitches.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Housing
9:43 am
Thu September 6, 2012

DDA Backs New Affordable Housing Proposal

Ann Arbor's city council will consider a proposal to have a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of city-owned surface lots to be committted to affordable housing efforts.  

Transportation
8:39 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Transit Study Defeated

Ann Arbor's city council has rejected paying 60-thousand dollars to help fund a study on a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but the issue may come back when more council members are present.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
8:30 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Ann arbor Greenway
http://michigan.sierraclub.org/huron

Planning underway for a new park and greenway for Ann Arbor's Allen Creek corridor.   Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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