Metro Matters: Our Next Evolution

Over the next few months, we’re transforming from the Michigan Suburbs Alliance into Metro Matters. We believe this name describes the organization we truly are, and the organization we want to be: sharp, inclusive, and dedicated to solutions that benefit the entire region.

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Meet Detroit’s First Millennial Rep!

Since 2009, the Millennial Mayors Congress has worked to tackle shared challenges in metro Detroit through regional collaboration, but we were missing a paramount participant—the City of Detroit! This year, Detroit City Council voted unanimously to join the Congress, officially making Detroit our 23rd member city.

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Going for the Gold on Woodward

“Detroit: Home of the country’s most advanced bus rapid transit system.” Sound like a fantasy? Think again. Now is the time to plan for Gold Standard transit on Woodward.

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Proposal 1: To PPT, or Not to PPT

On August 5, you’ll be called on to maintain or eliminate a significant source of income for many of Michigan’s municipalities, but most people have never even heard of this revenue stream: the personal property tax.

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