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2014

Carmine Palombo is SEMCOG’s new Deputy Executive Director — April 17, 2014

Southeast Michigan traffic crashes and fatalities up in 2014 — April 15, 2014

SEMCOG invites public comment on two items — April 11, 2014

SEMCOG General Assembly adopts Green Infrastructure Vision for Southeast Michigan — April 3, 2014

SEMCOG announces this year's Taubman Fellows — April 1, 2014

SEMCOG invites public comment on the FY 2014-2015 Annual Operating Budget and Work Program Summary — February 20, 2014

SEMCOG/MAC citizen survey results: Majority say college degree most important to well-paying career — February 12, 2014

Kathleen Lomako is new SEMCOG Executive Director — January 24, 2014

SEMCOG Executive Committee meets on January 24 — January 21, 2014

2013

November

SEMCOG and MAC “Pulse of the Region” survey provides citizens an opportunity to voice opinions on education and career choices in Southeast Michigan — November 26, 2013

SEMCOG data: Stay safe for the holidays by driving safe, sober, and buckled up — November 25, 2013

Bus Rapid Transit continues to be top option for Detroit to Pontiac rapid transit — November 20, 2013

October

SEMCOG/MAC citizen survey results: Majority of respondents want improved water quality, more education on green infrastructure — October 31, 2013

SEMCOG releases Fiscal Capacity Outlook for 2014-2016; Southeast Michigan’s economy recovering — October 17, 2013

October 9 is Walk to School Day — October 8, 2013

September

SEMCOG releases statistics on deer crashes in Southeast Michigan — September 25, 2013

SEMCOG Executive Committee meets on September 27 — September 23, 2013

City of Troy receives SEMCOG Sustainable Community Recognition Program Awards — September 9, 2013

August

A safety reminder from SEMCOG: As school begins, watch out for little pedestrians — August 30, 2013

U.S. EPA officially recognizes SE Michigan's attainment of fine particulate air quality standards — August 29, 2013

LaJoy, Gaffney chair new SEMCOG/MAC Labor Local Government Task Force — August 26, 2013

August 21 is an Ozone Action day — August 20, 2013

Green Oak Township Clerk named Chair of SEMCOG’s Bylaws and Legal Committee — August 20, 2013

Washington Township Supervisor reappointed Chair of SEMCOG’s Transportation Advisory Council — August 19, 2013

Advisory: Special event in Ypsilanti on August 16 - Update on Ann Arbor to Detroit commuter rail service — August 13, 2013

Region’s SEV grew for the first time since 2007; most communities see Taxable Value gains — August 12, 2013

SEMCOG and MAC “Pulse of the Region” Survey provides citizens a voice in increasing green infrastructure in Southeast Michigan — August 7, 2013

July

SEMCOG: Red-light running is a significant factor in fatal traffic crashes; National Stop on Red Week is August 4-10 — July 26, 2013

New SEMCOG report: Infrastructure and Jobs: An Asset Map for Southeast Michigan — July 26, 2013

SEMCOG public meetings: Help improve bicycle and pedestrian paths and amenities — July 3, 2013

SEMCOG announces Green Infrastructure Visioning Session for Oakland County — July 2, 2013

June

SEMCOG urges safe and sober July 4th holiday driving — June 28, 2013

SEMCOG announces Green Infrastructure Visioning Session for Macomb County and Lake St. Clair Wayne County Communities on July 11 — June 26, 2013

SEMCOG General Assembly elects 2013-2014 officers; Schoolcraft College Treasurer is new Chair — June 25, 2013

SEMCOG declares June 21 the first Ozone action day of the season — June 20, 2013

SEMCOG's General Assembly meets on June 20 — June 18, 2013

SEMCOG announces Green Infrastructure Visioning Session in St. Clair County on June 26 — June 12, 2013

Feeling the pain at the pump? Try SEMCOG's MiRideshare program! — June 11, 2013

SEMCOG analyzes commuting data for Southeast Michigan — June 7, 2013

SEMCOG releases data on nonresidential development in 2012— June 6, 2013

May

SEMCOG announces Water Week, June 1-9 — May 31, 2013

SEMCOG announces Green Infrastructure Visioning Session in Livingston County on June 5 — May 31, 2013

SEMCOG releases video on transportation funding in Southeast Michigan; public asked for input — May 30, 2013

West Bloomfield Township receives SEMCOG Sustainable Community Recognition Program Award — May 21, 2013

SEMCOG announces public review and comment period for Southeast Michigan's long-range transportation plan — May 9, 2013

SEMCOG carpooling data: Regional savings improve Southeast Michigan and can save users $3,000 annually — May 9, 2013

Help Michigan's Legislature set its priorities! Take the SEMCOG and MAC “Pulse of the Region” Survey on the 2013-2014 State Budget — May 7, 2013

Motorcycle crashes on the rise: SEMCOG advises caution during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month — May 6, 2013

20th Ozone Action season begins May 1; Going green can $ave green — May 1, 2013

Southeast Michigan traffic crashes down in 2012, traffic deaths up, according to new data released by SEMCOG — May 1, 2013

April

SEMCOG Executive Committee meets on April 26 — April 25, 2013

SEMCOG carpooling data: Regional savings improve Southeast Michigan and can save users $3,000 annually — April 8, 2013

SEMCOG infrastructure survey results: The public's perspective — April 5, 2013

SEMCOG announces this year's Taubman Fellows; two local government leaders will attend prestigious Harvard program this summer — April 5, 2013

Woodward Avenue transit option and potential station locations to be discussed at community meetings — April 4, 2013

March

SEMCOG's General Assembly meets on March 28; Original play – Do You See It Coming? – premiers — March 25, 2013

February

SEMCOG Executive Committee meets on February 22nd — February 18, 2013

MiRideshare helped significantly reduce pollution, saves commuters money — February 5, 2013

January

MiRideshare helped significantly reduce pollution, saves commuters money— January 11, 2013

SEMCOG releases video on congestion in Southeast Michigan; public asked for input — January 11, 2013

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