Detroit Works Project

Detroit Expands Curb-Side Recycling Program

Starting this week, about 5,000 households on the city’s northwest side will join the 24,000 homes that already have their recycling picked up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

A Detroit neighborhood is shown behind a street sign that has been knocked over March 23, 2011. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Feedback Sought On Plan To Improve Detroit

Detroit residents are getting a chance to voice their opinions about Detroit neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

A vacant home in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

175 Acres In Detroit Could Be Used To Grow Timber

A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use may be allowed to buy about 175 acres on which to grow and harvest timber under a plan expected to be considered soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012

Community Conversations Aim To Reshape Detroit

The sessions focus on how to make city neighborhoods more viable, how to keep current residents and attract new ones, and how to re-energize the city’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

Detroit downtown

Detroit Residents Invited To Discuss Problems, Suggest Improvements

Representatives of the Detroit Works long-term planning team will share new research with residents and give them an opportunity to weigh in on what improvements they would like to see in their neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

Marja Winters (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

An Inside Look At The Detroit Works Project

WWJ got a closer look at the Detroit Works Project, and learned how more than 150 people are taking advantage of matching grants to make improvements to their homes in the city’s core neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

Call It Home

Media Genesis Develops Web Site for New Detroit Grant Program

Media Genesis, a Troy-based Internet services firm, collaborated with Citizens Bank and The Detroit Works Project to brand, design and build the “Call it Home” Web site

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011

WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas

Chase Bank Donates $1M To Move Workers Back To Detroit

Chase bank is making a $1 million donation to help Detroit Police Officers and city workers move back into the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

File photo

Bing Details Neighborhood Development Plans

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has just announced his latest plans to reshape the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011


Detroit Turning Off The Lights?

Shutting off water lines, turning off streets lights and eliminating roads are some of the options being considered as part of Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s efforts to reshape the city.