Michigan News
1:27 am
Wed January 22, 2014

State Transportation Director Blasts Lawmakers for Shunning Road Repairs

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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.

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6:27 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Local Author Examines Changing Automotive Culture

Micki Maynard

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.

Click here to listen to the interview.


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8:12 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Ypsilanti Community Schools Schedule and Transportation Plan Near Completion

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. 

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8:51 am
Thu December 20, 2012

School Board Considers Transportation Options

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.

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6:21 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Transportation Forum in A2

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.

10:13 am
Mon June 25, 2012

AATA Offering Van Pool Service

Van pool to help commuters for whom fixed-route

bus service is not an option.

9:22 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Ypsilanti Approves Regional Transit Agreement

Transit plan framework heads to county commission.

9:21 am
Fri May 25, 2012

No Cuts Yet in A2 Schools Transportation Budget

School board sets up work group to review district's

spending on transportation.   Future cuts possible.

1:51 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

State Residents Willing to Pay More for Transportation

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

9:13 am
Wed February 1, 2012

More Workers Using Alternative Transit Options in Ann Arbor

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