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The West Willow neighborhood is extremely car dependent, which means increased carbon output. We need better public transportation access and better pedestrian/biking infrastructure to connect us to Ypsilanti.... Read more...

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There is a ton of surface parking downtown, and most of it sits empty most of the time. EMU parking is used only weekdays, church parking is used only weekends/some evenings, and neither allow people to... Read more...

This is a broad / county-wide need -- massive parking lots that sit empty much of the time can be found in most of our communities and are an opportunity for more efficient use of land.

I recall similar conversations related to the availability of after-hours parking on downtown A2 lots. The stumbling block at that time was the lot owners were concerned about liability for people and... Read more...

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Would love to see data on air quality and emissions for West Willow and other neighborhoods adjacent to current and historical industrial uses, as well as the landfills to the east along i-94?

Even though I don't live in West Willow, I especially care about this issue as someone with asthma. Poor air quality in low-income neighborhoods is an urgent environmental justice issue.

During the Spring, Summer and Fall, I notice that over most weekends, Friday evening, Saturday day and night, Sunday day there is almost always a bizarre smell in the air. Smells like Febreze, and some... Read more...

The purple air monitors collect data and post on the web.https://www.purpleair.com/. I think the Ecology Center has been involved in placing these monitors along Detroit freeways. Individual can purchase... Read more...

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Dedicated bus-only lanes on washtenaw to allow more people to be transported more quickly an efficiently. De-prioritize/deincentivize inefficient single-occupant automobiles

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Add solar panels to the old City of Ypsilanti landfill - along I-94.

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I'm very excited about the solar project being planned for the old Ann Arbor landfill, I think its a great way to make the site more useful and to provide clean energy.

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To somewhat echo the praise for the Veridian project, I'd love Washtenaw County (and/or the local governments within the county) to ban gas appliances in new construction. As we move towards renewable... Read more...

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Packard is a busy bike route but it's also a hot spot for car/bike crashes. Ideally we should have a protected bike lane the length of Packard, but this stretch especially has plenty of room. We also need... Read more...

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The flooding we experienced in summer 2021 not only resulting in serious financial issues, but allowed a lot of standing water to give ride to unbearable mosquito populations. A comprehensive climate plan... Read more...

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Roadways in this area tend to flood during heavy rainfalls, and Waterworks park is often underutilized. Plans should consider improving green infrastructure along the Huron River to manage stormwater and... Read more...

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potential site for climate resilience hub = township has a proposal to create historical/cultural site here....

Webster Township Historical Society received an Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation grant to reach out to local communities to determine how our Historic Webster Village could serve our rural local populations.... Read more...

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