Two new reports predict Detroit’s economy will continue to improve, but Black and Hispanic residents aren’t getting enough access to jobs in the fastest-growing industries.
A strategy for the department’s Crisis Intervention Team – involving new policies and non-lethal tools – will be presented to the City Council in 90 days amid a rise in mental health calls.
A massive $1.5 billion development project in downtown Detroit is moving forward amid concerns about how community benefits are being evaluated.
The Detroit Transportation Corporation attributes most of its operational issues to poor training, frequent staff turnover and vacancies.
Plan for a new hospital, medical research facility, housing and commercial space is pitched as the latest “transformative” investment in Detroit.
City Council members want options to protect Detroiters from pollution, including home buyouts, a land swap deal or air filters paid by Stellantis.
An industry standards board would create recommendations to improve working conditions at Little Caesars Arena, Ford Field and Comerica Park.
An estimated 15,469 Detroiters don’t have jobs. Mayor Mike Duggan highlighted five key city programs aimed at getting more residents trained and into the workforce.
Detroit residents can apply for “Jump Start,” a new workforce training program starting Jan. 31.
Brush Park could soon have Detroit’s first residential permit parking program under an ordinance adopted in 2019, but two fraternity organizations are opposed.