Economy

Motor City Mapping Project Takes Aim at Detroit Blighti
X
January 25, 2014 11:34 AM
Urban and industrial blight as a result of Detroit’s economic decline has changed the look of the so-called Motor City and how it is perceived. But a new task force charged with revitalizing the city is spearheading an effort to electronically catalog each troubled property. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the Motor City Mapping Project is on the cutting edge of technology and aims to give city planners a complete look at the task of eliminating blight in Detroit.

Motor City Mapping Project Takes Aim at Detroit Blight

Published January 25, 2014

Urban and industrial blight as a result of Detroit’s economic decline has changed the look of the so-called Motor City and how it is perceived. But a new task force charged with revitalizing the city is spearheading an effort to electronically catalog each troubled property. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the Motor City Mapping Project is on the cutting edge of technology and aims to give city planners a complete look at the task of eliminating blight in Detroit.


You May Like

Lesotho Faces New Round of Violence, Political Crisis

Brutal killing of military officer has sent former leaders back into S. Africa where they're watching anxiously as regional officials head in to try to restore peace More

Video VOA EXCLUSIVE: US Diplomat Expects Adoption of Bosnian Massacre Anniversary Resolution

Samantha Power says there's broad consensus about killings in Bosnia's war, but Russia calls resolution 'divisive,' backs UN countermeasure More

UN Report Exposes Widespread Boko Haram Atrocities

Damning report graphically details pattern of vicious, widespread atrocities committed by Islamist militants More