The Downtown Development Authority, the private entity that runs the parking structures and pays for downtown improvements without democratic control or oversight has voted 7-1 to support the mayor’s greenbelt proposal.
Also, this from the Ann Arbor News police beat:
“A taxi driver said he was pulled from his cab early today and assaulted by a group of men who also broke the windshield of his vehicle, according to the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety.
The driver said he was in the 300 block of Observatory just after midnight when the attack occurred, reports said. He told police that four or five men assaulted him, then one jumped on his cab and broke the windshield, reports said. He did not suffer any serious injury.”