Suburban Sprawl: A Big Ugly Problem That’s
Suburban Sprawl is a moral, social, and environmental problem
AND it’s costing you money!
Come to the Sprawl Symposium at the University of Detroit Mercy
on Saturday, March 16, 9:AM until 4:00 PM.
Sprawl and its affects on Metro Detroit – Professor George Galster and Professor Gary
Sands, Wayne State University
Transportation Issues and Sprawl -
– Director of TRU (Transportation Riders United)
Re-dreaming the American Dream: The Need
for a Consciousness Evolution to Truly Stop Sprawl - Professor Mike Whitty,
College of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy
A Rural View of Sprawl - Paul Stankewitz - Director,
Michigan Catholic Rural Life Coalition
Water Act Storm Water Additions - Mr.
Jim Ridgeway - Environmental Consulting
Impact of Sprawl on Our Vanishing Wetlands -
Janis Bobrin - Washtenaw County Drain Commissioner
The Political Landscape –
– Chair, Political Committee, Mackinac Chapter, Sierra
Working Toward a Strategy to Stop
Sprawl – Bob Duda – Chair, Conservation Committee, Mackinac Chapter,
- Archdiocese of Detroit
- EMEAC (East Michigan Environmental Action Council)
- Michigan Catholic Rural Life Coalition
- M.O.S.E.S. (Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength)
- Sierra Club
- TRU (Transportation Riders United)
- University of Detroit Mercy Institute for Building Sustainable
Suggested donation $5 – students free.
The beautiful University of Detroit Mercy campus is located in Detroit:
McNichols and Livernois Campus; Ballroom on 2nd floor of University
Center Building. Free parking. 734.464.0076 for further