The AATA announced that the long-planned downtown circulator shuttle will start operation in August after the State Street renovation project is complete. Apparently, the AATA and U-M officials are negociating to combine the under-utilized night owl service with the new bus route: “While the main route is set, AATA is negotiating with the University of Michigan about combining the shuttle with U-M’s Night Owl bus service, AATA Executive Director Greg Cook said”

Also, yesterday two masked men held up Michigan Book and Supply, stealing an undisclosed sum of money.

Author: Rob