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Kathy Hughes

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Is Detroit the new Brooklyn?

From one of the “most miserable cities” to one of the “best places for business,” Detroit is staging a turnaround, with hip creatives streaming into its formerly abandoned downtown. And millions of public, private and foundation dollars are greasing the wheels.

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Dangerous by design

A new study conducted by a transportation advocacy group finds that crossing the road in many parts of the country can be, well, deadly.

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New study shows disconnect between mass transit and jobs

Does mass transit take you to work? Blueprint America wants to know.

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A future deferred for Detroit school

An innovative school featured in our “Future Detroit” segment is closed by a fire.

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Brits weigh in on America’s transportation network

The Economist tells it like it is — or isn’t.

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Reversing ‘Blue Flight’ in Detroit

Can Detroit’s new housing incentive program lure police officers to move into and stabilize its neighborhoods?

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The power of the sun

In “Beyond the Light Switch,” Scientific American’s David Biello walks viewers through a series of scenarios that outline what the nation’s energy future might look like.