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Guest Blogger: Tom Woiwode
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Metro Detroit is inching ever closer to being criss-crossed not just by roads, but a network of trails, or greenways. The Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan has made over 150 grants to this end. Greenways Initiative Director Tom Woiwode maps out the where and why of this greenway network.
Kentucky Trailer Opens a New Facility in New Hudson
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
If you've ever seen a semi truck on the road, you've seen a Kentucky Trailer.
is the nation's leading custom trailer manufacturer, manufacturing trucks and trailers for a slew of storage and moving facilities. This week they celebrate the grand opening of their new Kentucky Trailer Paint and Reconditioning facility in New Hudson.
Let Oak Routes Guide You to Better Living
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
It’s hardly a secret that quality of life is inextricably tied to health and wellness, including having easy access to outlets for outdoor physical activity. Oakland County understands that, and makes great efforts to be able to offer residents of its many communities safe and free options to encourage health, wellness, and an overall greater quality of life.
Metro Detroit Leads The Way On PEVS
Friday, September 07, 2012
Michigan's plug-in electric vehicle industry is poised to churn out more and more of the long-awaited, zero-emission vehicles. As the market grows, the AnnArbor-based Clean Energy Coalition and its partners are leading a statewide effort to make sure Michigan communities are not only ready for the rush but leading the nation in policies and practices.
Adopt-a-Watt Brings Bright Ideas to Oakland County
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
You’ve heard of the Adopt-a-Highway Program, right? Royal Oak-based Adopt-a-Watt functions in much the same way. Instead of sponsoring the maintenance of highways, corporate sponsors fund energy efficient and green technologies.
Featured Video: Valeo North America
Oakland County Prosper
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Oakland County's International Business video series continues with Françoise Colpron, the President of
Valeo North America
, an automotive parts manufacturing company which is headquartered in Troy with additional offices in Auburn Hills.
Video by Advantage Oakland
Featured Video: Woodward Ave: Past, Present & Possible Future
The Woodward Project
Thursday, September 22, 2011
The Woodward Project has put together a video that argues how Metro Detroit's most famous transit artery was once the lifeblood of both the city and the region... and how it can be one once again.
Featured Video: Oakland County International Airport goes green
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Oakland County International Airport is now home to Michigan's first LEED-certified green airport terminal. A living wall of tropical plants clean the air; while charging stations power up electric vehicles. This new terminal is leading the nation in environmental aviation design.
Featured Video: The Night Move
Monday, May 16, 2011
Where there's a need, innovation and entrepreneurship step in. Chris Ramos bought a bus to shuttle Metro Detroit's young professionals into downtown for events. Then he bought another. And another. Now, the carbon-neutral owner of The Night Move has 8 employees, a growing clientele, and high hopes for the region's future.
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Changes to Pontiac-Detroit-Chicago rail line topic of state DOT meetings
"Help Build a Better Pontiac" community open house set for Sept. 26
Parkmobile brings pay-by-phone meters to downtown Birmingham
Eaton to develop predictive battery management technology for hybrids
$30,000 grant aimed at improving Woodward Avenue
On-street bike parking in Ferndale
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1.3 million people attend the 19th annual Woodward Dream Cruise
Source: Woodward Dream Cruise
Birmingham Bike Festival aligns with city's transportation objectives
Source: Birmingham Bike Festival
Oakland Co. airport to start offering flights to Chicago
Source: Detroit News
Ferndale home to first Woodward bike rack
Source: Oakland Press
Lawrence Tech researchers seek better ways to build bridges
Source: Lawrence Tech
Birmingham OKs Gran Fondo bike race
Source: Observer & Eccentric
Gov. Rick Snyder proposes 599-mile trail to show off state
Source: Detroit Free Press
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan launches advocacy, resource hub
Source: CBS Detroit
Oakland County Business Roundtable Transportation Committee's Alan Kiriluk honored at conference
Source: Oakland County Prosper
Airbus selects Altair as a product development partner for ongoing aircraft design
Source: CBS Detroit
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Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund bridges AutoBike's capital gap
Lakeshore Express Aviation expands to Oakland County Intl. Airport
Railmark launches two new eco-safe product lines
Bright Automotive looks to fill 29 positions in Rochester Hills
High-tech system manages County traffic flow
Ferndale debuts two plug-in car charging stations
Silicon Valley VC invests in Ferndale's Livio Radio
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Onset Marketing gains traction, hires 4 in last 6 months
Lawrence Tech graduates its first class in transportation design
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