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City hall, county government and the state legislature
Bill seeks approval to construct BRT lanes on Michigan highways.
LANSING — A new bill to allow local transit agencies to construct Bus Rapid Transit lanes on state highways would make mass transit more efficient, advocates say. Read More
Attorney says bills may ‘shore up’ some issues occurring at the federal level.
A series of three bills that passed through the Michigan House and are now expected to be taken up by the Senate would enhance the state’s medical marijuana law, possibly paving the way for lucrative business ventures. Read More
As 2015 comes to a close, many business owners are seeing a large degree of growth and profitability over the past year. Unfortunately, without some careful planning before the end of the year, that strong bottom line could result in a larger-than-expected tax bill. Read More
Opposition against the planned Switch SuperNAP data center campus at the Steelcase pyramid has surfaced. Read More
City needs to establish an integrated multimodal network with performance metrics.
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, a San Francisco-based international firm specializing in developing transportation systems, presented its early findings from a recently completed Gap Analysis of Grand Rapids Vital Streets to the Grand Rapids City Commission during its Committee of the Whole meeting. Read More
City commissioners approve complicated permit submissions.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids city officials approved an important next step in the process of restoring and revitalizing the Grand River during the Committee of the Whole meeting last week by authorizing the city engineer to sign and submit all permit applications for future improvement projects related to restoration, flood control and mitigation. Read More