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Grosse Pointe Park DDA

Grosse Pointe Park is seeking a TIFA/DDA Director. It is an Administrative position under the general supervision of the City Manager and...

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Placemaking Projects

Recently, the MDA spotlighted three member communities and their outstanding placemaking projects. In this article by Issue Media Group,...

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Making Great Places, East Jordan Downtown

Master Planning at a Crossroads At the time of writing its Master Plan, East Jordan was at a crossroads. Redevelopment opportunities were...

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Changing Winter Attitudes

With social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 mitigation measures still in effect going into the winter of 2021, the cold weather continues...

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MDA Blog

Making Great Places, East Jordan Downtown

Master Planning at a Crossroads At the time of writing its Master Plan, East Jordan was at a crossroads. Redevelopment opportunities were...

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Changing Winter Attitudes

With social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 mitigation measures still in effect going into the winter of 2021, the cold weather continues...

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SMART Services

The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) is Southeast Michigan's regional bus system that connects riders to...

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What Can Downtowns Learn from Cell Phone Data?

The rapid acceleration of technology in our daily lives has not only created greater accessibility to information and services but has also...

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