The U.S. will need more nuclear power plants to provide electricity for cars, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) tells Kalamazoo businesspeople.
Grand Rapids region voters will be asked to approve a property tax increase in May to support better transit service and a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line. A similar measure narrowly lost in 2010. If transit supporters mobilize more effectively this time around, the proposed "Silver Line" could be Michigan's first modern rapid transit system. They might look here for tips on running a successful campaign.
89-year-old Ann Arbor bicyclist Joe Datsko has pedaled 120,000 miles in the past several decades, and he's not stopping. In Traverse City, bicyclists take it upon themselves to shovel snow off the TART trail system.
One commentator asks how anyone can consider new housing (read: continued sprawl) an economic win for Michigan, when the state's population is shrinking and thousands upon thousands of homes sit vacant.