Items Tagged with 'Detroit'


NITC bridge clears last financial hurdle

Canada will fund the U.S. customs plaza in Detroit.

February 20, 2015
Thanks to a public-private partnership, come 2020, traffic traveling between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will have the option of using the New International Bridge Crossing. Read More

Feds have no money for NITC bridge

Span between Detroit and Canada is left out of Obama’s 2016 budget.

February 6, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With a deadline of 2020 growing closer, the New International Trade Crossing, which will stretch between Detroit and Windsor, Canada, was once again left out of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. Read More

‘Grand bargain’ will be a bargain for the whole state

August 15, 2014
Detroit is showing the world what it can do. Read More

Grant gives boost to educating residents

Lumina Foundation likes mayor’s To College-Through College initiative.

June 13, 2014
Grand Rapids was one of 35 U.S. cities to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation grant in early June that will be used to help more young residents of the community earn college degrees. Read More

Growth seeds planted by a city’s real owners

May 23, 2014
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, flew into Detroit last week to announce the investment bank’s decision to provide $100 million in loans — including some endowment funds — to business and property owners in the city that is $18 billion in debt. Recipients of those loans may or may not reside in Detroit. Read More

West Michigan firms see Detroit’s potential

Motor City is becoming more interested in this area’s cultural amenities.

May 23, 2014
Back in the 1930s, 47 Commerce Ave. SW housed an auto repair shop. Read More

BLM: Michigan outperforming U.S. economy

A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.

April 25, 2014
Business Leaders for Michigan, a statewide organization of corporate executives based in Detroit, is projecting the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next six to 18 months, but expects Michigan’s economy to continue to outperform the U.S. economy. Read More

Debate looms over how to divide the state surplus

Contextually, the amount in question is pretty small.

LANSING —Tax cuts or a tax rebate? Pensions or a bailout for Detroit? Read More

Airports expect fewer travel snarls during holidays

Detroit and Ford question report stating half of world’s airports will face delays.

December 13, 2013
LANSING — Travel becomes more frustrating on the day before major holidays, the U.S. Travel Association warns, but airport officials in Detroit and Grand Rapids aren’t concerned. Read More

Like it or not, Metro Detroit and GR are comparable

October 18, 2013
University of Michigan economist Don Grimes and I are working on our annual progress report on the Michigan economy. Read More