Economy

Motor City Mapping Project Takes Aim at Detroit Blighti
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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.


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