As Detroit nears the possible appointment of an emergency financial manager, it's important to note that although the current pace of change is not as rapid as necessary to extinguish this fiscal crisis, we have made progress since 2009.
Our hats are off to the legislature. Defying hyper-partisan stubbornness, the Senate, and then the House, approved bills to create a regional transit authority for Southeast Michigan, at long last. What are the next steps?
Pop-up beer gardens, art galleries, and commonplace notions that public transportation should endure have all happened in Detroit recently. Quite frankly, none of these activities should be deemed as a monumental occurrence.