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Detroit

Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of wayne county

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Heather Landi
September 8, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Amazon has ambitious plans to expand its virtual care services as well as in-home care to more than 20 major U.S. cities this year and next, according to a media report.
Grist Creative
August 31, 2021
Grist
From the polluted groundwater in California to the toxic tap water in Flint, barriers to safe water access are everywhere. But the true scale of the issue is invisible, as communities across the country bear hidden burdens of contamination, shut-offs, and water debt.
Science X staff
August 27, 2021
phys.org
Scholars and criminologists have examined the relationship between urban decay and violent crime for decades. A new study of Detroit from the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis Health shows that the transition from dilapidated buildings and unkempt lots to violent crime is not as inevitable as the landmark "broken windows" theory would suggest.
Lauren Slagter
August 24, 2021
phys.org
Homelessness has a lasting impact on educational outcomes for K-12 students, and up to 88% of Detroit children experiencing homelessness are not identified by their schools and offered extra support, according to new analysis from the University of Michigan's Poverty Solutions.
August 12, 2021
WebWire
The interim chair of Pediatrics at Henry Ford Health System on Wednesday strongly recommended vaccination and universal mask wearing for K-12 students, teachers and staff returning to the classroom for the start of the new school year. Anyone ages 12 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. "I know some parents are still struggling with whether to get their eligible children vaccinated," Tisa Johnson-Hooper, M.D., said during a briefing with reporters. "I'm here to tell you, as a...
By COREY WILLIAMS
August 12, 2021
AP NEWS
Figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau showed some of Michigan's largest percentage population losses were in the state's Upper Peninsula, while three of the state's four most populous counties gained people.
Jena Brooker
July 28, 2021
Grist
Biden's infrastructure bill could provide some relief.
Science X staff
July 27, 2021
phys.org
In a new study of access to clean and affordable water in Detroit, University of Michigan researchers found that about 10% of the city's population is 'triple burdened', meaning those residents face higher than average rates of poverty, housing cost burden and incomplete plumbing.
July 26, 2021
mint
An effort to help urban farms with pollination has riled critics who are rushing to the defense of Detroit's native bees; then there are the humans
Kirsten Korosec
July 26, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every Sunday in your inbox. Hello frens and readers. Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point [...]
Sofie Bates
July 21, 2021
phys.org
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live, and several studies have documented how those widespread changes in human behavior have impacted the environment. NASA scientists and others using data from NASA and our partner satellites have shown that air pollution levels dropped significantly during COVID-19. A new, NASA-funded study, conducted by scientists at The George Washington University (GW) in Washington, D.C., zoomed in on the 15 largest metropolitan areas in the United States to see how the drop in air pollution differed from neighborhood to neighborhood. The paper was published July 20 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Casey Crownhart
July 20, 2021
MIT Technology Review
Stormwater pipes, pumps, and other infrastructure aren't built for intense storms fueled by climate change.
Jena Brooker
July 15, 2021
Grist
"Living in Detroit has given me a deep understanding that fights against the prison system and police are also fights against poverty and pollution."
Jena Brooker
July 13, 2021
Grist
In Detroit, flooding is both a climate crisis and an environmental justice crisis. And it's not just flooding.
By COREY WILLIAMS
July 10, 2021
AP NEWS
DETROIT (AP) -- Massive amounts of green are being spent to find "green" ways to prevent basements, yards, streets and freeways in Detroit from flooding during heavy storms like one last month.Of $100 million pumped each year into infrastructure upgrades for the city's aging water and sewer systems, $10 million goes toward installing detention ponds, bioswales, rain gardens and permeable pavement.
Matt Burns
July 6, 2021
TechCrunch
https://techcrunch.com/2021/06/30/pittsburghs-locomation-puts-a-convoy-twist-on-autonomous-trucking/Pittsburgh is known as the Steel City, but these days, the city is turning to startups rather than steel. Mayor Bill Peduto lead this charge since taking office in 2014. He recently spoke at TechCrunch's City Spotlight: Pittsburgh event, where he outlined the opportunity and challenges for entrepreneurs considering founding and running their companies in [...]
Jena Brooker
June 30, 2021
Grist
In the Midwest, faith communities are ramping up the fight against climate change.
Associated Press
June 28, 2021
news.yahoo.com
A weekend storm in the Detroit area kept flooded sections of Interstate 94 closed for a third day Monday while disgusted homeowners trudged to the curb with ...
Brian Heater
June 28, 2021
TechCrunch
This week, TechCrunch is turning its spotlight on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with interviews, profiles, and an event featuring the outgoing mayor, CMU's President, and local startups. The Rust Belt city has spent much of the past decade working to shed the image that arrived in the wake of the deindustrialization of the 1970s and 80s. Courtesy of [...]
ATTOM Data Solutions
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- ATTOM, curator of the nation's premier property database, today released its second-quarter 2021 U.S. Home Affordability Report, showing that...
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