Daily Archives: May 8, 2019

Detroit Still Among Worst For Bikes – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (PATCH)— Detroit is among the worst places in America for biking, according to the nonprofit group PeopleForBikes, which published its 2019 nationwide city ratings Sunday. The group used a scoring system to evaluate cities based on five key areas: ridership, safety, network, acceleration and reach. The report gave Detroit only 1.6 out of five stars. Here’s the breakdown: Ridership: ...

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Executive Producer RJ Fried Talks ‘Our Cartoon President’ – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local)– The Trump administration has been memorable for a number of different reasons. The unprecedented political circumstances have created fodder for late night hosts around the country and at Showtime with “Our Cartoon President.” Created by RJ Fried and executive produced by Stephen Colbert, the comedy dives into the world of the 45th president, his family and confidants. Creating a ...

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Local food businesses might want to pay attention to Eastern Market’s new credit union partnership

Eastern Market is once again partnering with members of the local business community in efforts grow the food industry of southeastern Michigan. Fresh off the news of the historic market’s partnering with local businesses on a jobs training program, Eastern Market is now teaming with a Detroit-based credit union on a $40,000 grant partnership. Eastern Market and Diversified Members Credit Union ...

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Michigan Senate Approves Plan To Cut Car Insurance Rates – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s Senate passed legislation Tuesday aimed at cutting the country’s highest average auto insurance premiums by eliminating a requirement that drivers buy unlimited medical benefits to cover crash injuries. No other U.S. state has such a mandate. Motorists could instead choose among lower levels of personal injury protection, including no coverage if they have other qualifying health ...

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