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Archive for February, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Marketing and public relations professional Elnora Austell, left, Rev. Louise Ott of the Metro Coalition of Congregations, background, and Jayne Jackson, at right, of the Black Mother's Breastfeeding Association.

Breastfeeding on the Bus

Thursday, February 19, 2015 Pro-transit demonstrator arriving at SEMCOG headquarters February 19, 2014. SEMCOG shepherded the RTA office opening. The demonstrations was a year ago. This man is NOT James Robertson. But he is one of tens of thousands who need better transit. Will history make Robertson the next Rosa Parks?

Bring RTA Chief to Your Neighborhood

Friday, February 6, 2015 Rebecca Zhang, an intern with the City of Cincinnati and Daniel Rajaiah, the mayor's external affairs director in Southwest Detroit, January 29, 2015. They were part of an ongoing exchange of rustbelt cities trying to increase immigration.

“We Want to Be Toronto.”

Monday, February 2, 2015 Windmills erected for DTE Energy near Bad Axe in Huron County. Utilities fought the law that forced them to look for wind and solar sources. The 2008 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) required companies to get 10% of their energy from renewables. Socialist Ontario and Ohio passed standards more than double Michigan's.

Earth Can’t Wait for Snyder