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The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area held a debate for both Democratic candidates running for the city of Ypsilanti's 3rd ward council seat.

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Candidates for Ann Arbor’s Ward 4 debated at the city’s Community Television Network studios last night.


Ann Arbor District Library
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The city of Ann Arbor will host its last Sustainable Forum of the season this evening, and they will discuss what our county may look like in the year 2040.  

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Residents who live near the University of Michigan's North Campus plan to attend a board of regents meeting this week to protest the construction of a new transit center.  Their concern it will create too much noise and cause pollution. 

Debbie Dingell
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell gave her now annual "state of the district" address at an Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber luncheon Thursday.

Ypsilanti City Hall
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Funding for a Depot Town stop on a new Amtrak rail line could be closer to reality.

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Michigan’s top transportation official is blasting state lawmakers for all but giving up on passing a long-term road funding fix this year.

A local author is writing a book that focuses on the changing automotive culture.  

Micki Maynard of Ann Arbor is a Forbes Magazine contributor and former New York Times Detroit bureau chief.  Her book is titled Curbing Cars: Rethinking How We Get Around

WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with her about the book, and her Kickstarter campaign to get it funded.


The unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board last night talked about proposed bell times, transportation details and a district calendar for Ypsilanti Community Schools.  WEMU's Bob Eccles was there, and filed this report. 

A working group of Ann Arbor public schools officials and community members has come up with four recommendations to serve as a basis for further talks on district transportation issues.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A statewide coalition is seeking public comment on Michigan should best spend its transportation dollars. "Transportation for Michigan" held a community forum in Ann Arbor Thursday night. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.

Van pool to help commuters for whom fixed-route

bus service is not an option.

Ypsilanti Approves Regional Transit Agreement

Jun 6, 2012

Transit plan framework heads to county commission.

School board sets up work group to review district's

spending on transportation.   Future cuts possible.

New poll shows Michigan voters are willing to pay higher taxes for transportation.

Survey of downtown Ann Arbor employers and workers finds more are using alternative transit to get to their jobs.