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Detroit property owners plan on green infrastructure to save on water bills
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Detroit property owners are going green to save some green on their water bills.
Detroit high school students learn how to build green infrastructure in Cody Rouge's Stein Park
Monday, December 12, 2016
The bioswale at Stein Park was designed and built with high school students from the Detroit Institute of Technology to capture water from roadways and infiltrate it into the ground, keeping it out of the city's sewer system.
A bigger dig: How GM saved millions by reusing stormwater in Detroit-Hamtramck
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is recycling its own stormwater at an annual savings of over $2 million with green infrastructure.
Detroit's urban farms embrace green infrastructure for sustainable water use
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Detroit's urban farms are using green infrastructure to reduce their water costs. Along the way, they're helping to improve the city's stormwater system.
How Detroit's public parks are using green infrastructure to prevent flooding, save money
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Detroit's parks are testing grounds for new green infrastructure projects that are changing the way the city manages its stormwater runoff.
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Mini-grants awarded to community groups seeking to transform vacant lots throughout city
Ten community-led projects have been selected by the Detroit Future City Implementation Office as mini-grant recipients. Each group received a $6,500 grant to jump-start their plans for vacant land revitalization projects.
Places to check out green infrastructure in Detroit
How to evaluate your property for green infrastructure
Use the winter to plan for your rain garden
Q&A: Kimberly Hill Knott on using green infrastructure for environmental justice in Detroit
Q&A: Todd Scott on the link between Detroit's greenways and green infrastructure
Q&A: WSU's Carol Miller on the interplay between green and gray infrastructure
Q&A: Victoria Byrd Olivier on Detroit Future City and green infrastructure
Nonresidential property owners learn how green infrastructure can reduce new stormwater fees
Detroit Future City, Michigan Community Resources mini grants spur green infrastructure projects
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International bike conference to take place in Detroit
Bike!Bike!, an international conference for bike enthusiasts, will be hosted by The Hub of Detroit with an expected attendance around 300.
Source: Mode Shift
Detroit Free Press strongly denounces county executives' efforts to derail regional transit
Source: Detroit Free Press
U.S. cities, Detroit included, are rethinking the alley
Source: City Lab
Cleveland's bus rapid transit system could be a model for Detroit
Source: Detroit Free Press
DDOT offers bus service to Belle Isle seven days a week
Source: City of Detroit
Biking institution celebrates coming of spring with annual open house
Source: Back Alley Bikes
Vacant land in Detroit could help reduce airborne allergens
The Design Observer explores the urban ecology of Detroit and other cities
Source: Design Observer
Another green alley coming to Midtown
Source: Curbed Detroit
Vacant Land Treatment Program is collab effort
Source: Greening of Detroit
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This Detroit manufacturer is making pre-fabricated houses cool -- and green
Phoenix Haus subscribes to the Passive House approach of high energy efficiency building design and construction, which they accomplish by pre-fabricating their houses.
NextChallenge aims to smarten up urban infrastructure tech
Detroit redevelopment work leads to growth for Giffels Webster
Afterhouse turns blighted buildings into urban agriculture hot spots
Ribbon Farm Hops hopes to fill niche in Michigan's booming craft beer industry
Fresh Corner Cafe begins popping up in Detroit community centers
Peck Produce aims to sell 20,000 pounds of vegetables from its urban farm
Parjana's pilot project on Belle Isle 'reboots Mother Nature' to naturally drain standing water
Rising Pheasant Farms grows urban ag operation on east side
NextEnergy scores $745K grant for clean-tech startups
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