Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign legislation aimed at restoring light to huge swaths of Detroit after lawmakers in the state House approved the public lighting authority bills Thursday.
Let there be light! The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday that brings the creation of a public lighting authority for Detroit one step closer to reality.
Detroit mayor Dave Bing spoke on Monday about his vision for the city of Detroit with safer streets and better lighting.
State senators have failed to act on three bills Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says are critical to his plan to update the city’s aging street lighting system.
Mayor Dave Bing has announced a plan aimed at lighting some of Detroit’s most darkened streets and freeways.
The streetlights will stay off in Detroit because there’s no agreement on a plan to get them turned them back on.
The state Senate has failed to take action on a plan that would have set up a commission to earmark taxes and sell bonds to fix Detroit’s streetlight system.
With an estimated 60 percent of street lights out in the Detroit a Michigan lawmaker says she has a possible solution to the city’s chronic public lighting problem.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced that the City of Detroit has won a $400,000 Advanced Lighting Technology Demonstration grant to upgrade street lights in six areas of the city.
The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation says the newer, more energy efficient lamps will provide the city significant savings.