1. Sustainability Community Series
How would you rate our engagement efforts to date for the Sustainability Action Agenda?

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

I would really love it if Detroit would legalize the keeping of small livestock...chickens and goats specifically. We live an area where most houses are considerably spaced...there are already many urban... Read more

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I totally agree with Nicky's comment. We need an animal ordinance in Detroit that will allow for reasonable, sustainable keeping of farm animals. In my experience of keeping 5-6 chickens, before Detroit... Read more

The problem here is how City planning commission staff, city councilman Tate in D1, Stephanie Young in D1 department of neighborhoods, Brightmoor Alliance, Neighbors building Brightmoor, Detroit land bank,... Read more

What does sustainability mean to you?

I agree transparency matters, and I was as surprised as you when I found out that we were the Brightmoor Farmway and was a bit taken aback especially since... Read more

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Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

Accessibility to healthy food. Community energy production (I.e solar)

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

The bus stop in front of the Coleman A Young Municipal Building could use an overhaul. It is a huge transfer point for both suburban & city buses yet there is no information, maps, time tables or amenities... Read more

Where are things you like about your neighborhood — and why?

More people are coming to Eliza Howell Park for nature observation.

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

The incinerator spews bad odors and emits pollution. Time to end incineration of our trash and set goals for waste reduction! Detroit can do this, we just need to set out minds to it.

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

What happened to the garbage cans?! Why aren't there at least 4-5 along this stretch? One at each bus stop? We could also use a proper crosswalk with Pedestrian Crossing signage to connect the part with... Read more

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

7 Mile could use a "road diet". The walk along 7 mile to Palmer Park is too narrow, often littered with trash and glass. Pedestrians are barely visible. There also aren't many friendly ways to cross 7... Read more

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

High traffic transit hub (2 DDOT/2 Smart) but lacks any benches, regularly emptied garbage cans (or garbage cans at all for the 8 mile stop), and rain/snow shelters for travelers. Trash strewn across the... Read more

Where are things you like about your neighborhood — and why?

I love the walking trail that goes around the rec. center. No matter the time of day, walkers, runners and bikers can be found here. Also, there are beautiful, old trees that form a grove on the east side... Read more

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

Transit is really only useful for accessing downtown and groceries. Grand River is frightening from a pedestrian standpoint, and divides the neighborhood north and south. I have seen people with disabilities... Read more

Where are things you would change about your everyday life — and why?

Detroit needs an farm animal ordinance that allows for the humane, reasonable, sustainable keeping of far animals. This is a companion to the Detroit urban agriculture ordinance. Keeping farm animals... Read more

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