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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.

Transportation
9:33 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Taking County-Wide Transit Plan to the Next Level

Next week, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority board will meet to consider taking the next steps toward creating a new county-wide transit authority.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Transportation
9:31 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Leadership Change at AATA

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority has approved a 32-point-seven million dollar operating budget for the fiscal year that starts October first.  The AATA board also selected a new chair of the board Thursday night. 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.

Transportation
8:48 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Information Meetings Underway on Transit Plan

Ann Arbor Transportation Authority officials have begun meeting with communities across the county promoting the potential benefits of a five-year transit plan.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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

DDA Wants More Public Input on William Street Project

William Street
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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.  

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