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Suite 250
Ferndale, MI 48220

Michigan Suburbs Alliance

Michigan Suburbs Alliance is a non-profit that helps foster and support cooperative approaches to the challenges facing Michigan’s metropolitan areas. It is based in Ferndale.

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Three Woodward Ave. development trends we're excited about

Change is slow when it comes to metro Detroit communities. That's why we're excited about the innovative projects and thinking that has taken root in Ferndale, Birmingham and Pontiac. From mixed-use mandates to reimagined parking structures to entire city blocks being readied for redevelopment, these Woodward Ave. communities are embracing a more walkable future. read on…

Municipal Millennials

Of the 11 people on Ann Arbor's city council, only one is under 40. Which is one more than Ypsilanti's city council. So, how do our communities prepare for the next generation's needs without their participation? Concentrate chats with a trio of millennials who have decided to get involved with charting their city's future by becoming civic leaders. read on…

Guest Blogger: Emily Thompson

It appears local government bodies aren't reflecting the faces of their residents. Millennials are 23% of the area's population, yet hold only 6% of local board and commission seats. Emily Thompson, program manager for the Michigan Suburbs Alliance, opines on the need for change, and how the new On Board database can help. read on…

Metro Detroit Gets Ready to Grow with Transit-Oriented Development

As regional transit moves closer to reality for metro Detroit, cities and developers prepare to reap the economic potential of high-speed buses and streetcars through plans for placemaking and transit-oriented development. read on…
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