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About the Detroiter MagazineThe Detroiter magazine pushes the boundaries when it comes to business news. It delivers timely content that raises thought provoking questions in order to advance business and the Detroit region to attain a healthy, competitive, and sustainable future.

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Articles from this Edition

  • Smart Cars Need Smart Roads

    By Paul Eisenstein  The nation’s first smart vehicle corridor is set to link downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor. A joint effort pairing the State of Michigan, Ford, Google parent Alphabet, Cavnue and AECOM, it will create dedicated lanes for the …

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  • Pushing the Envelope

    Mdot and Its Work to Rebuild and Reinvent Michigan’s Roadways By James Martinez  In February, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that Electreon was selected to build a public wireless in-road charging system on a one mile of road in Detroit within …

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  • Out of Sight, Top of Mind

    Leaders Pushing to Create More Resilient Underground Infrastructure By Karen Dybis  When it comes to Michigan’s aging underground infrastructure, state leaders such Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller knows there’s a temptation to ignore the problem.   But she also …

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  • Less Accidents, More Lanes

    Autonomous Vehicles Likely to Improve Efficiency of Existing Infrastructure By James Martinez  The way University of Detroit Mercy civil, architectural and environmental engineering professor Utpal Dutta Ph.D., P.E., sees it – autonomous vehicles dominating the roadways one day will expand …

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  • Historic Federal Funds Only Part of Roads Solution Needed

    Amid the talk about the recently enacted federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), it’s critical to understand one thing that can be lost in the headlines – the new funding will not “fix” Michigan’s roads. It’s something that was …

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  • Highways in the Sky

    Air Taxis May Be Closer than You Think By James Martinez  With the proliferation of drone technology and e-commerce, there’s an effort to build highways in the sky – a system of lowaltitude flight routes at between 40 and 400 …

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  • From the President

    To Build a Better Michigan, We Need to Build Michigan Better Infrastructure. We’ve been talking about the issue at the national and state levels for over a decade. Everyone is unhappy with the state of our physical public infrastructure. Everyone …

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  • Fragile and Constrained

    Infrastructure’s Ability to Bring the Economy to a Halt By John Gallagher  To weigh the importance of roads, bridges, and other infrastructure to keep the American economy humming, look no further than the trucker blockade that shut the Ambassador Bridge …

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  • Flexible Innovation

    The Infrastructure Automobility Needs to Thrive By Paul Eisenstein  General Motors wants to take autonomous driving to the next level, petitioning the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to permit the launch of commercial ride-sharing services using the new Cruise Origin …

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  • Equity in Architecture

    Transportation Professionals Work to Deliver More Equitable Infrastructure By James Martinez  Infrastructure provides the basic physical and organizational structures and framework for society to function – meaning society cannot truly operate equitably if infrastructure is designed and built without diverse …

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  • Energy in Manufacturing

    Energy reliability, affordability, and sustainability remain critical issues to Michigan’s manufacturing base, its competitiveness, and the state’s position as a leader in automotive that drives innovation. The Detroiter asked some key manufacturers to weigh in on the importance of energy …

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  • Closing the Digital Divide

    The pandemic put to rest any lingering doubts of highspeed internet’s status as essential infrastructure. It also laid bare the repercussions of a digital divide and elevated the importance of increasing equitable access to broadband service in a society that …

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  • Are We Ready?

    Companies Have No Time to Waste as Energy Challenges Loom By Karen Dybis  Power outages, electric vehicles, climate change: Michigan’s power grid faces major challenges as state officials and companies look to answer the question residents most want to know: …

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  • A Crisis of Cost

    Infrastructure Fixes Often Come with ‘unpalatable’ Price By Rene Wisely  It’s unsexy but necessary. Often hidden and yet it’s part of every Michigan resident’s daily life. And it’s almost always ignored. Michigan’s current infrastructure receives the Rodney Dangerfield treatment: It …

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  • Protecting Trade Secrets

    INFORMATION POLICIES NEED TO ADAPT IN THE NEW WORKPLACE  By Paul Mersino and Bernie Fuhs  With employees leaving their jobs at an increased pace, many are referring to the current environment as “The Great Resignation.” This is partially due to …

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  • Ridding the Workplace of COVID-19

    VACCINATIONS, TESTING AND REMOTE OFFICE LIFE  MARIA FRACASSA DWYER  MEMBER-IN-CHARGE, CLARK HILL, DETROIT OFFICE The unexpected closure of workplaces following the declaration of the coronavirus pandemic introduced Americans to a new era of remote work for employers and employees alike. …

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  • Vaccine Mandate

    EMPLOYER SIZE A MAJOR FACTOR AS BUSINESS WAITS ON WASHINGTON  By John Gallagher  Vaccine mandates are likely to come to many Metro Detroit employers soon, if not already in place, although smaller employers, included the numerous firms with fewer than …

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  • On-Demand Talent Maximizing the Gig Economy

    By Karen Dybis  If the pandemic taught companies anything, it’s that flexibility should be a core value.  With ongoing labor shortages and “The Great Resignation,” experts say more businesses should look to on-demand talent help them innovate, stay nimble and …

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