A Better Traverse City: Changing Course

  • using private nonprofits as proxies for citizen voice
  • providing private nonprofits opportunities to weigh in/influence City decisions before citizens
  • requiring affiliation to a private nonprofit to be a member of the City’s Active Transportation Committee

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Ty Schmidt

Ty Schmidt


Manitoba made now proud Michigander living in Traverse City. Dad, husband, community organizer and founder of Carter's Compost, Norte, and Good Works Lab.