Mayor Duggan

Michigan House Speaker Joe Tate speaks at a podium.

Land Value Tax Would Help Redevelop Detroit’s Density

Detroit has long struggled with high property tax rates, low property values, and insufficient City funding for critical services like public transportation. Mayor Duggan has proposed one way to start addressing those challenges – a new Land Value Tax (LVT). Property taxes would be assessed separately for the land and for the developed buildings on …

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DDOT Paratransit in Crisis: Service for Seniors, Detroiters with Disabilities Threatened

Among the most essential public transportation that exists is paratransit service for seniors and people with disabilities. Many of the most fragile in our community depend on paratransit rides from MetroLift, SMART, and others to pick them up at home and take them to doctors appointments, grocery shopping, work, and elsewhere because they physically can’t …

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Detroit's got an impressive new Strategic Plan for Transportation

After decades on aimlessness on transportation, the City of Detroit has developed a powerful new blueprint for how they plan to improve the City’s transportation, and with it, the City itself.  “This is the roadmap to make it easier, safer, and more affordable for everyone to get around Detroit” – Mayor Mike Duggan It’s built …

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Detroit’s got an impressive new Strategic Plan for Transportation

After decades on aimlessness on transportation, the City of Detroit has developed a powerful new blueprint for how they plan to improve the City’s transportation, and with it, the City itself.  “This is the roadmap to make it easier, safer, and more affordable for everyone to get around Detroit” – Mayor Mike Duggan It’s built …

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Tell the Region's Leaders: Support Region-Wide Transit Now!

After years of bicker and months of negotiating, will our region’s leaders finally come to agreement on the next steps for regional transit?
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