Politics
8:16 am
Tue March 22, 2011

Bing to discuss progress on Detroit's downtown

The Downtown Detroit Partnership is holding its annual meeting and luncheon today from noon to 1:30 p.m..

Mayor Dave Bing and others are expected to highlight progress made in developing Detroit's downtown.

From the Associated Press:

Mayor Dave Bing and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano are scheduled to discuss the progress made over the past year in improving Detroit's downtown.

They're also scheduled to talk about future plans for the area during the Downtown Detroit Partnership's annual meeting on Tuesday at the Detroit Marriott along the riverfront.

About 850 business and civic leaders are expected to attend.

The organization is a partnership of private and public leaders involved in public space maintenance, marketing initiatives and other efforts to strengthen Detroit's downtown. The Downtown Detroit Partnership will update current projects and future plans at Tuesday's meeting.