Some local news outlets finally picked up on some old news:
> CH4: ““U-M students’ junk nets over 25,000 pounds
> DetNews: “Budget cuts squeze U-M”

Also, fed up with a highway-happy legislature, local leaders have created the Detroit Area Regional Transportation Agency (DARTA) without the legislature’s approval. Maybe this will lead to a world-class regional light rail system centered in Downtown Detroit, serving to curb sprawl and stimulate new development. Oh, wait – this is Detroit.

Author: Rob