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Grand Vision: Where Red and Blue Meet

May 2, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Transportation session previews May’s five county workshops...

Bus Rapid Transit Plan Draws Downtown Dollars

May 1, 2008 | By Andy Guy

But Grand Rapids’ project must score scarce state transit funds...

Pricey Lawsuits Hound Local Governments’ Growth Decisions

April 28, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

So far, Bear Creek owes $388K in legal costs for resisting sprawl...

Farm-to-School Success Stirring State Action

April 21, 2008 | By Diane Conners

Lawmakers, ag commission may make it easier to put local food on students’ plates...

Coal’s Soaring Costs: Wind Power’s Friendly Breeze

March 31, 2008 | By Keith Schneider

But lagging state mandates slow Michigan’s road to green manufacturing...

As Lansing Lags, a Rural School Looks Ahead

March 23, 2008 | By Andy Guy

Benzie eyes wind power to save money, boost science classes...

N.W. Michigan Growers, Educators Pack Farm-to-School Conference

March 19, 2008 | By Patty Cantrell

Hundreds share tips, make plans to put local food on students’ plates...

Jim Lively: Jumping Through Bureaucratic Hoops to Get on the Grand Vision Bus

Blog Archive | March 11, 2008 | By Jim Lively

The next Grand Vision workshops on March 20th at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center are all about regional transportation solutions for the future. ...

Grand Rapids Tells Lansing: Yes We Can

March 11, 2008 | By Andy Guy

Mayor’s 100% green energy goal underlines state’s inaction...

Raising a New Kind of ‘Eater’

March 7, 2008 | By Patty Cantrell

CSA’s magic grows some food—and lots of community...

Townships: Sprawl, Big Boxes May Be Best Bet for Jobs

March 3, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

But expert studies point in opposite direction...

As Coal’s Cost Soars, Lansing Warms to Clean Energy

February 29, 2008 | By Keith Schneider

Big utilities want to tie green mandates, incentives to reducing customer choice...

Two Benzie Townships Making Room for Sprawl

February 27, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Experts say new plan’s vague wording won’t control development...

Jim Lively: It is Elementary - Smart Growth Requires Neighborhood Schools

Blog Archive | February 19, 2008 | By Jim Lively

Those are all big changes if they are affecting your child – but the decisions about closing schools have much broader implications for the entire community....

Grand Vision Workshops Crack the 1,000 Mark

February 14, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Continued high turnout heartens project’s sponsors...

Prosperous Farms, Well-Fed Kids:

February 7, 2008 | By Diane Conners

Conference to share schools’ local-food success secrets...

Feds OK Grand Rapids’ ‘New Start’ Transit Funds

February 4, 2008 | By Andy Guy

A state match would help other Michigan cities, too...

Granholm Touts Clean-Energy Jobs

January 31, 2008 | By Andy Guy

Green experts, entrepreneurs say state policies, silence on coal rush slow her goals...

Julie Hay: Grand Visions, Handstands, and What-Ifs

Blog Archive | January 28, 2008 | By Julie Hay

“Handstands will help bring about world peace, for it is when we are upside down that we can best understand an opposing viewpoint.”...

County’s Secrecy Agreement with Firm Draws Fire

January 24, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Company’s business plan, founder’s past also raise questions...

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