Entries by Sallie Justice

Clean water changes lives – A story from around the world

This guest post is from Bruce Nieman, platform manager – Michigan gas, Major Enterprise Projects, DTE Energy I’ve been traveling to communities around the world as a volunteer with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) since 2009. It’s been easy to develop a passion for the work we do to help fulfill a basic human need – access […]

Lighted art sculptures illuminate downtown Detroit

It’s an exciting time to be in Detroit. From Midtown to the Central Business District, the city is buzzing with desirable new restaurants, retail spaces, businesses, street lights and now LuminoCITY art installations. LuminoCITY Detroit arrived in time for the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), showcasing 16 stunning sculptures, in various shapes, sizes and colors. The […]

DTE Energy Foundation Trail named best in Michigan

Guest post authored by Kathryn Bradbury, Waterloo State Recreation Area  The new DTE Energy Foundation Trail, which opened its first 5.2 mile loop in the Waterloo State Recreation Area in June, was recently voted “Best Beginner Mountain Biking Trail in Michigan” by Singletracks Magazine. This is exciting news for many of us who have worked […]

DTE Energy powers the QLINE and the future growth of Detroit’s Woodward Corridor

Next spring, Detroit’s new modern streetcar – the QLINE – will bring business people, residents and visitors up and down a 3.3 mile stretch of Woodward Ave. on electricity provided by DTE Energy. In partnership with M-1 Rail and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), DTE also invested in a multimillion dollar infrastructure improvement underneath […]

Open Streets Detroit turns major roads into car-free zones

From street hockey to dance workshops, dog activities, bike obstacle courses, soccer, art, music, and yoga, there is something for everyone at Open Streets Detroit. This international movement, originating in Bogotá, Colombia, had its first debut in Detroit on Sunday, Sept. 25, and will return from 12 noon to 5 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 2.  […]