Ann Arbor

Even with temperatures below freezing and snow on the ground,  some of Ann Arbor's downtown workers will continue to bicycle, walk, or take the bus to work.  They're competing in the Conquer the Cold Winter Commuting Challenge throughout January.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The final numbers won't be in for a couple of weeks, but local businesses appear to have done well in 2012.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor officials say they'll work with residents as tougher street parking rules are enforced.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The majority of community members at the "connecting William Street" meeting Wednesday night raised concerns about the amount of - or lack of - green space in downtown Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved an ambitious climate action plan.   Local architect and chair of the Ann Arbor energy commission, Wayne Appleyard,  has been at the center of the construct of the Climate Action plan, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Council Adopts Climate Action Plan

Dec 18, 2012

Ann Arbor's city council has adopted the city's climate action plan, and approved a resolution urging the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gasses under the clean air act.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a pair of grant applications to turn a portion of city-owned property into the first piece of the Allen Park Greenway.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Downtown Ann Arbor Dressed for the Holidays

Dec 14, 2012

As shoppers continue making holiday purchases, downtown Ann Arbor is dressed for the season, and there could be even more festive lights next year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

As the Ann Arbor school district addresses an expected 17 million dollar budget shortfall next year, the school board is planning a new budget campaign.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A2 Connector Study Continues

Dec 12, 2012

Groups interested in transit along a corridor from northeast Ann Arbor through town to the Briarwood Mall area have wrapped up two days of getting feedback at locations along the route.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a resolution asking state lawmakers and Governor Snyder to take Washtenaw County out of the Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority approved in Lansing last week.  Hear more fromWEMU's Andrew Cluley.

During a retreat held Monday night, Ann Arbor's city council worked with an outside facilitator to outline top problems facing the city over the next two years.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A landmark Ann Arbor restaurant is looking for a new location for next summer.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on the expected move of Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burgers.

Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority officials shared the draft recommendations for the connecting William Street project at a meeting on Wednesday.   WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

WEMU

Ellen Rowe, jazz pianist and composer, the current Chair of the Department of Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation along with flugelhornist, Music School Professor, and program founder Ed Sarath sit down with Linda Yohn of WEMU to talk about 25 years and beyond of the Jazz and Contemplative Studies Programs at the University of Michigan.

Ann Arbor's city council is following up on noise complaints from residents living near construction sites.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has suspended most percent-for-art funding until April, and has established a task force to review the program.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has postponed making a decision on changes to the proposed redevelopment of the Georgetown Mall site on Packard Road.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Michigan is projected to be in the top ten in sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the nation through 2020, with Ann Arbor a leader in the state.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has tabled proposals to eliminate or amend the percent for art program until next year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The Ann Arbor school district has created a systematic curriculum review process.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor school district officials pan a two-prong approach to developing next year's budget as the district anticipates a 22-million dollar shortfall.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Members and supports of Camp Take Notice are heading to New Jersey to help with hurricane Sandy  relief efforts.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

While the project isn't quite complete, Ann Arbor's Stadium bridges are set to re-open to traffic this afternoon.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

An Ann Arbor World War Two veteran has received the highest honor bestowed by the French government.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Pages