Monday, June 22, 2009

Link Drop - June 22, 2009

  • Right-sizing or shrinking the city has become an issue in Flint's mayoral campaign. Of the two candidates, one is more open to the proposal than the other, but both express skepticism (Michigan Messenger).
  • A new Census Bureau report confirms the rapid sprawl of Metro Detroit (Free Press). Since 2000, Wayne County has shrunk by 5.4% while Livingston County jumped by 16.3%. Ever outward we go ...
  • The transfer of government responsibilities to non-profits and corporations continues. The state can only afford to mow Eight Mile's median once a month, so the Eight Mile Boulevard Association is getting cities to do it themselves (Detriot News).

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