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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
9:36 am
Thu September 6, 2012

AATA Issues Five-Year Transit Plan

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority has officially released its five-year transit program, calling for a 56 percent increase in service hours in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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.

Development
8:26 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Knight's Market to Expand

Knights Market

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a zoning change and site plan for the expansion of Knight's Market on the northwest edge of downtown Ann Arbor.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
5:54 am
Wed August 29, 2012

U of M Student Move-in Impacts Local Traffic

Central Campus
umich.edu

Student move-in begins at 6 a.m. Aug 29 and ends at 10 p.m. Aug 31. During that time, the following roads will be affected:

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Arts and Culture
8:53 am
Fri August 24, 2012

AAFF Looking for New Director

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is in the process of finding a new Director.  Donald Harrison has resigned after four years of guiding the festival's successful expansion.

Environment
10:02 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Checking in on Ann Arbor's Greenbelt program as it nears the

ten year mark.

Ann Arbor City Council
8:02 am
Tue August 21, 2012

A2 Arts Millage Headed to November Ballot

Ann Arbor voters will decide proposed new arts millage in November.

News
8:22 am
Fri August 17, 2012

AATA Advances County-wide Transit Measure

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
8:55 am
Thu August 16, 2012

A2 Public Art Commission Supports Ballot Issue

annarbor.com

Ann Arbor's Public Art Commission has unanimously passed a resolution in support of placing a millage issue on the November ballot specifically designed to raise money for Public Art. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

News
12:01 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

A2 Art Millage

Public Art-Percent for the Arts
annarbor.com

Ann Arbor's " Percent for Art" program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for funding public art.  WEMU's  Andrew Cluley has the details.

News
9:34 am
Fri August 10, 2012

A2 City Council Approves County-wide Transit Agreement

Ann Arbor City Council has once again signed off on a four-party agreement and revised Articles of Incorporation that will form the framework to create a new county-wide transit authority. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
9:30 am
Fri August 10, 2012

A2 City Council Shoots Down Potential Ballot Issue

Ann Arbor residents in November will vote on a renewal of the Parks Maintenance and Capitol Improvement millage. But, a measure supporters contend would have strengthened protections for city-owned parkland failed to win enough support to make the fall ballot. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

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