There was another article on this earlier today that went deeper into the mayors reasoning for this action. I can’t find the article, and it’s frustrating, because the reasoning is to force the populace to consolidate in the city. To force the populace to move into the lit areas for security, and for their own good.
It isn’t of the same title, but the story is the same, but with the backstory, as well some supporting information concerning some important Leftist movers, and shakers that want to take the theory beyond detroit, and make it a national cause.
I can’t find it. Hopefully somebody else was wise enough to put it to their ‘puter, or at least a link.
I guess arresting the criminals to make the city safe enough for businesses to consider is out of the question.
You have to identify those neighborhoods where you want to concentrate your population, said Chris Brown, Detroits chief operating officer. Were not going to light distressed areas like we light other areas.
“Bing in 2010 began an independent project called Detroit Works to sort ideas on how to reconfigure the city for residences, businesses, green space and even agriculture, a plan due in August.”
Detroit Works project is absolutely a sustainable development initiative.