Saturday, September 29, 2012

Bridges of Wayne county

Everyone loves a good fight, so this story about the battle over a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor is irresistible fun. I spent a few days in Michigan last month, more stories to come when the election season is over. The picture here is taken of the existing Ambassador bridge from the Windsor side.


They aren’t building that 

Michigan is getting a swanky new international bridge. Canada is paying

Sep 29th 2012 | DETROIT | from the print edition

THE governor of Michigan, Republican Rick Snyder, will happily admit to being “one tough nerd”. The former accountant needs to be, as he has been waging a battle to push ahead with a new bridge between the United States and Canada. Called the New International Trade Crossing (NITC), it will connect Detroit and the town of Windsor in Ontario. [More...]