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Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

Getting “Trashed” on Opening Day, 2015

We at D3, like many people throughout Detroit, love the Tigers Opening Day celebration. It is a special day that marks the beginning of warm weather, outdoor activities and of course another hopeful season of baseball. Each year throngs of Tigers fans (and those who like an excuse to celebrate) from all over the region [Read on...]

Tearing of the Urban Fabric

By Lisa Rayle, Transportation Consultant

Detroit’s downtown street grid in 1896. Block edges that have since been lost are highlighted in yellow. Source: B. Ryan

As Detroiters visit a festive Campus Martius Park this holiday season, they might be inspired to imagine how downtown felt in the 1920s, when the buildings were new [Read on...]