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Posted on Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:59 a.m.

Signs of ReImagine Washtenaw: New multi-use path under construction at U.S. 23

By Amy Biolchini


The Michigan Department of Transportation is constructing a multi-use path along the south and north sides of Washtenaw Avenue at the U.S. 23 interchange at the eastern border of Ann Arbor. The path is a part of a ReImagine Washtenaw initiative intended to make the corridor more accommodating to multiple modes of transit.

Joseph Tobianski |

Signs of ReImagine Washtenaw, a multi-jurisdictional initiative intended to shape the future of the corridor, are visible at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and U.S. 23.

The Michigan Department of Transportation, which owns Washtenaw Avenue, is conducting a $2.27 million project to install a multi-use path from Carpenter Road to Yost Boulevard on both sides of Washtenaw that will allow pedestrians and bicyclists to safely travel underneath the U.S. 23 overpass.

The pathway also will cross the on- and off-ramps to and from U.S. 23. Additional improvements at intersections are also planned.

The walkway underneath U.S. 23 is a project that the city of Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township have been requesting of MDOT for years.

Though construction crews will be clearing from the site by mid-December, work will resume there after the winter is over, said Kari Martin, planner for the MDOT region that includes Washtenaw County.


The northwest corner of the Washtenaw Avenue-U.S. 23 interchange, where MDOT is building a new multi-use paved path underneath U.S. 23.

Joseph Tobianski |

ReImagine Washtenaw is an effort by Ann Arbor, Pittsfield Township, Ypsilanti Township, Ypsilanti, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, MDOT and the county to make the Washtenaw Avenue corridor friendlier to multiple modes of transportation.

With the use of $250,000 from a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to Washtenaw County’s Office of Community and Economic Development, a right-of-way study will be conducted on the 4.5-mile-long corridor to determine the optimal configuration to accommodate bike lanes, buses and pedestrians.

An additional $250,000 of the grant will be used to hire consultants to oversee the re-drafting of the city of Ypsilanti’s master plan, and changes to the master plans of Pittsfield and Ypsilanti townships.

Nathan Voght, project manager for ReImagine Washtenaw and an OCED economic development specialist, will be overseeing the administration of the grant money and has been working on the ReImagine Washtenaw initiative since February.

The master plans will be changed to reflect a set of design standards that Voght said are necessary to ensure that future development and road improvements along the Washtenaw Avenue corridor fit the vision of the four municipalities. Because Ann Arbor has a more progressive master plan in place, Voght said the city does not need to make any changes at this point.

The design standards have yet to be set in stone, but Voght said they will include specifications for sidewalk width, the location of trees and plantings as well as the placing of new buildings on a parcel of property.

One of the goals of ReImagine Washtenaw is to eliminate the large parking lots that often front the streetscape and make it intimidating for pedestrians to interact with the businesses themselves, Voght said. Bringing the building to front the street and putting parking in the rear will help in the placemaking process, Voght said.

There are about 10 miles of sidewalk in the Washtenaw Avenue corridor on both sides of the street, Voght said. However, there are 4 miles with no sidewalk at all.

The gaps have had numerous consequences, including creating a need for multiple bus stops.

AATA has had to build more bus stops along Washtenaw Avenue than it wanted to build because of the sidewalk gaps, Voght said.

Once the walkways are connected, AATA will be able to consolidate the stops into what Voght calls “super stops” that will be covered and include other amenities. The super stops could also reduce the number of times buses would interfere with the flow of traffic on the road, Voght said.

View ReImagine Washtenaw construction in a larger map

Amy Biolchini covers Washtenaw County, health and environmental issues for Reach her at (734) 623-2552, or on Twitter.



Tue, Nov 27, 2012 : 5:04 p.m.

A ridiculous and ill-conceived waste of time, money and effort by the kooks that run this burg!


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:57 p.m.

There is a clue in this article as to why there are so many projects like this happening for all of you to complain about. Half a million dollars of this federal grant (about a fifth) is going to consulting and research fees. Contracts no doubt awarded to friends of those in city hall.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 5:11 a.m.

"The Michigan Department of Transportation, which owns Washtenaw Avenue, is conducting a $2.27 million project to install a multi-use path from Carpenter Avenue to Yost Boulevard on both sides of Washtenaw that will allow pedestrians and bicyclists to safely travel underneath the U.S. 23 overpass." Carpenter Avenue? The reporter who wrote this obviously doesn't live here.

Jamie Pitts

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:38 a.m.

I'm glad to see that this being done. Blasting a path through there corrects an injustice built into the very architecture of our street-scape. What is amazing is that a major underpass with no accommodations for families on foot or bikes ever gets built in the first place. What political process forgets that families on foot will be entering a city along the main way in? This complete idiocy repeats itself everywhere. We should always view large projects -- even projects that seem good -- with deep suspicion. When a design mistake is made or some injustice done, it is literally carved in stone for 50 years.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:16 a.m.

$2.27MM for people to walk or ride along a busy road with no path to a nice path under a freeway interchange where they will still take huge risks trying to dodge cars entering and exiting a freeway. This is not a wise choice of spending. Sure, it is possibly an improvement but this is a perfect example of how smart choices lose out to poor choices when budgets are considered. I am sure there is a long list of project that did not get funded and they would get the same supporters applauding it.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 1:57 a.m.

Wonder how long it will take for the first person to be hit. My guess, not long.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 1:05 a.m.

How about making that interchange automobile friendly by lengthening the accelleration and decelleration lanes on both sides of the freeway??


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 1:01 a.m.

I rode my bike on the bikepath along Huron Pkwy in the late 1970's

Speedy Squirrel

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 11:50 p.m.

What's taking so long? They have been hacking away at that project all summer. WWII was won faster. It will be a great addition, but somebody is milking it.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 10:55 p.m.

As a legally blind tax-paying year round pedestrian I support, appreciate and will use this path. Thank you urban planners for making a dangerous situation safer.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 2:17 a.m.

If you are truly legally blind I would not recommend that you attempt to cross the ramps as traffic using the ramp will find it difficult to avoid hitting you. You should arrange for a sighted individual to accompany you on these walks.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 8:22 p.m.

The other options are to go under US23 on Packard ~.63 miles to the south, or at E. Huron River Dr. ~.75 miles to the north.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 1:42 p.m.

I bike A2 to Ypsilanti often. I use the Border to Border trail along the river or use Packard if going to the shopping centers along Carpenter Rd. If going to Washtenaw /Pittsfield shopping District, I still go over to Packard to go further east. I will NEVER use this new pathway, much to dangerous. Now only are cars trying to merge at high speeds but Big Trucks, Buses etc.

Macabre Sunset

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 8:08 p.m.

The stupidity of Ann Arbor city planners never ceases to amaze me. At least they understand that their normal crosswalks-of-death approach would be laughable. But this intersection is already poorly designed (Carpenter being far too close to the highway ramps) and the light was already the longest and most frustrating in the city. There's no way around that. But to add pedestrians and bikes to the mix? Sooner or later, out of frustration or just the Ann Arbor "I'm nobler than you, so I have right-of-way" mindset, someone will get killed by a driver getting on an on-ramp. And then what?

Bryan Ellinger

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 : 4:18 a.m.

A request does not equal city planning. MDOT is engineering this one.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 11:01 a.m.

Macabre: Pedestrians and bicyclists are already in the mix. This makes it possible for those outside of cars to get through safer. Biking & walking is good for us and driving and complaining about those outside in the fresh air getting exercise is just lame.

Macabre Sunset

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 2:28 a.m.

A fact that's also in this article is that Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township requested this work. MDOT doesn't have the authority to make this kind of change on its own. Maybe MDOT being in charge prevented the proposal from turning into "let's put a hawk light on US-23 itself," which would be more in line with the "cars aren't noble enough so let's make driving as inefficient as possible" approach Hieftje advocates.

Bryan Ellinger

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 10:54 p.m.

MDOT is in charge of this project, not Ann Arbor city planners. This fact is in the article.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 7:59 p.m.

This should be nominated for a Darwin Award...!! "Go play on the busiest street/intersection in town, kids"... on your bikes, no less. I've always thought many local peds and pedal pushers had suicidal tendencies, and this confirms it - I won't even drive in that area let alone bicycle or walk through it.


Tue, Nov 27, 2012 : 5:01 p.m.

No, I guess it won't - just bigger and longer traffic jams for those that do use it, and more car-bike-pedestrian collisions to boot. Another huge waste of money and effort.

Daniel Soebbing

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 7:14 a.m.

Seeing as you refuse to drive in that area, I guess this project won't cause you any inconvenience. Bravo!

Bob Krzewinski

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 7:12 p.m.

Funny how any project that is meant for pedestrians or bicyclist is labeled "dumb, stupid or unneeded" by people who don't even want to stand by their statements by using their real names. I can only imagine that these same "people" hardly ever walk or bike themselves.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 2:22 a.m.

Pedestrians and bicyclists will never find it safe crossing ramps during rush hours or on game days. Having multipurpose pathways on the roadway going under the US 23 viaduct will reduce traffic lanes and impede traffic flow, not the intention of ReImage Washtenaw.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:51 p.m.

Green1 has it right - still an ill-considered and unfortunate choice of font by supposed professionals.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:21 p.m.

Path? That is a single lane road through the park!


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:06 p.m.

Almost makes up for the millions they dropped to construct that sidewalk from Stadium to Whole Foods that no one uses...

Daniel Soebbing

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 7:11 a.m.

I've used it.

Honest Abe

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:53 p.m.

I wonder if they're going to rid the exit ramps of the bums who stand there with signs. Just so you know, those bums take turns holding the same sign and they hang out under a tree/bush off the Southbound ramp going to Washtenaw heading east. An Ordinance needs to be quickly proposed to prohibit them from standing at the end of the ramp, scamming people. There newest trick is using a female, in hopes of getting more money.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 11:55 p.m.

"There newest trick is using a female, in hopes of getting more money." ...for the hard of smelling? I can't even begin to imagine. I just threw up a little in my mouth.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 11:10 p.m.

Hey you're putting Camp Take Notice people out of business.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 7:26 p.m.

If all motorists would not give money to the exit ramp beggars, the exit ramp beggars would go away. Think "capitalism." If no passer-by is buying apples at your location, you pick-up and move elsewhere.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 7:01 p.m.

I don't think they should create an ordinance, way too many laws on the book now, most not enforced....but a scam it is. Last summer, I noticed a man at the 94/Jackson Ave off ramp holding a sign saying "wife needs med's, out of work" or something to that effect. A week later I see that exact sign at the 23 off ramp at Plymouth Rd held by a different person...then a few days later I see it again, in yet another man's hands at the 94/Zeeb off ramp. I pulled across the street to go to Traverse Pie Co. When leaving and stopped at the light, I noticed a fairly well dressed man walk up to the other man who then handed over a huge wad of cash...IMO somethings not right with that!

Honest Abe

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:16 p.m.

Goofus- I'm with you all the way as far as 1st amendment rights. But they also pose a safety hazard too. Remember, the White House is public property too, but you cannot go on the lawn and carry a sign begging for money. Whether people like it or not, there are plenty of publicly owned properties where you simply are not allowed.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:07 p.m.

I suppose a little thing like the 1st Amendment might stand in the way of your proposed "ordinance" to keep out those wily bums...


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 4:15 p.m.

Looks as if this one has been designed the way all pedestrian/bicycle paths should be...full right of way to vehicles!!! A true life and limb saver!! Let the groaning and voting down begin lol

Daniel Soebbing

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 7:10 a.m.

Groaner here


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 8:27 p.m.

Car-centric types are myopic


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 4:04 p.m.

The safest passage for pedestrians and bicyclists traveling across the US 23 interchange is via either a tunnel or an overpass. Walking and cycling at ground level will require stop signs at the ends of "off" ramps and "yield" signs approaching the "on" ramps. Either way pedestrians and bicyclists will share roadway with motorized vehicles which is a formula for collisions with injuries. Furthermore, having stop signs at the end of "off" ramps will back up cars onto the freeway during rush hours, impeding automobile traffic. Likewise cars traveling along Washtenaw Avenue will be slowed when yielding to pedestrians and bicyclists. Actually, I expect less pedestrian and bicycle traffic from Arborland to residential and commercial properties eastward in Ypsilanti, considering the distance. Also for four months of the year weather conditions are not conducive to either walking or cycling. Older, infirm and otherwise less fit individuals will always use motorized vehicles to travel along Washtenaw Avenue. Traveling by bus remains the most feasible way of moving people along Washtenaw Avenue while reducing the use of automobiles.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:20 p.m.

The point of the project is: people do it now anyway. At great peril. So the MDOT decided to try to make it as safe as possible. This is a huge benefit. Taking the vehicle-pedestrian potential contact zone from "continuous and random" down to "2 well-marked points."

Daniel Soebbing

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 7:09 a.m.

I used to bike that section of Washtenaw all the time. Never seemed unsafe to me. A ramp or a tunnel would cost a lot of money.

Jamie Pitts

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:25 a.m.

This build a "chutes and ladders" is way too costly. Better to create a new social contract between drivers, bikers, and walkers.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:43 p.m.

Very reasonable, sensible and rationale. As much as I love biking, I rolled my eyes when I saw a path created along a busy highway interchange where cars are exiting and entering and, when headed east, you'll see neither when on the path (the traffic is at your back). Putting pavement down maybe makes it safer than trying to bike that stretch on Washtenaw itself, but "safer" is not the same thing as "safe". Maybe I'd chance it only during non-busy times...


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:09 p.m.

Veracity, you make too much sense. Too bad the project is well underway.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 4:17 p.m.

A close look at the picture of the construction site shows a "stop" sign for pedestrians and bicyclists rather than for cars, which truly makes sense. However, with the on and off ramps being very busy especially during rush hours, those on foot or with bikes will be like targets in video game as they choose when to try crossing a ramp. Good judgement and lots of patience will be very important at times for pedestrians and bicyclists.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 3:11 p.m.

I think it's a really stupid, poorly thought out plan to have a bike/walk path that crosses multiple highway access ramps. Wow, what's needed is a safe overpass bridge. Can you imagine anyone being surprised when a bike and a out of towner car drive collide and the biker gets nailed, possibly onto more oncoming traffic? What a horrible idea.


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 10:09 a.m.

It doesn't work that way. Cars are heavy and deadly, therefore, they get first priority, and pedestrians and bikes need to yield to cars for their own safety.. Bikes can cause serious injury, therefore pedestrians need to yield to bikes for their own safety. This hierarchy didn't happen because of government or urban planning, it happened because of safety.

Jamie Pitts

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 4:19 a.m.

We drivers are going to have to get used to roads in which we are not the highest priority. It will be safer for us in the long run anyhow, because we'll be slowing down and keeping a closer eye on what's going on.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:07 p.m.

Yep, more accidents waiting to happen. How many of these would be pedestians and cyclist would actually yield to motorists? How about 5 to 6 PM on a Friday when the majority of these type and tragic incidents tend to occur?

Mich Res and Alum

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 3:19 p.m.

Actually, if you've drove past it, you'd see that the crosses are in places where cars are either stopped (after exiting the freeway) or have yet to speed up. Also, these are not pedestrian right-of-way crossings. They have installed stop signs for pedestrians and bikers. It's not ideal - the Geddes crossing is excellent - but it's a vast improvement over what was there. The only other option I see is a tunnel, which isn't that feasible.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 3:15 p.m.

If there are lights at every point of contact between pedestrians and vehicles (which, if the ramps were reconfigured, would require only two lights), the lights were timed right, and both vehicles and pedestrians/cyclists obeyed the lights, this shouldn't be a problem. Those are some big "ifs," especially in Washtenaw County, and now that I'm looking at the plan, it looks like this is a half-baked solution which probably won't solve many problems and could create new ones.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2:02 p.m.

Also, I hope they are planning on installing street lights on this stretch of Washtenaw. On both sides of the freeway along Washtenaw the street is lit, but once you get to the freeway, it's dark. When you're driving along a lit roadway and suddenly it gets dark, your visibility diminishes drastically, which could have some devastating consequences with an increase of pedestrians and cyclists in that area. All-in-all, I think this is a worthy project if it is done right.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 3:16 p.m.

Upon actually looking into the plan, it looks like there are no plans to light this section of Washtenaw and they are simply adding sidewalks. This is a half-baked plan which I'm sure will result in many unintended consequences and ER visits. Once this project is done, if you don't have a car or choose not to use a car, taking the bus down Washtenaw will still probably be your best bet.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2 p.m.

A bit off topic here but seeing that bike paths are the " in " thing nowadays why hasn't any thing been done with the existing path between Hewitt and Golfside ? Is it a township thing ?


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:52 p.m.

Hopefully they're going to fix the light at Carpenter/Washtenaw while they're at it! I noticed the other day they have new lights hanging from new wires there (not activated yet) so I hope they time the lights right this time!

Stephen Lange Ranzini

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:51 p.m.

This is an excellent project and long overdue. The only time I ever bicycled through there, by the time I got to Carpenter Road, I felt lucky to be alive!

Michigan Man

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:28 p.m.

Foolish project. What clown would want to ride a bike on Washtenaw Ave under US 23? Absolutely take your life in your hands. Then we will have the bikers who, without helmets, will still complain about the hazards of biking on Washtenaw Ave by US 23. What next = riding you bike in the fast lane on US 23?

Daniel Soebbing

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 7:06 a.m.

I used to bike that section of Washtenaw all the time. The freeway interchange never bothered me. I hope this new section of sidewalk will make that area more pedestrian friendly than it currently is. It doesn't sound the least bit foolish to me.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 6:03 p.m.

You have one strong backer of your comments, Michigan Man. From a practical view, this is a freeway interchange. The Carpenter Road intersection is one of highest volume of traffic areas in the county. A traffic light cycle takes all of three minutes. Between the two major intersections coupled with the fact that Arborland Shopping Center has it's own traffic lights and crosswalk, it makes no sense for foot or cyclist traffic to be heading east into no-mans land or coming from the east and heading west. There are not too many residential areas that near by as well. Been seeing this project as I drive by since late summer and wondered what in the world. Yep, crossing signals for pedestrians and bike lanes on US 23 as well as I 94 between US 23 Jackson Ave. Here's to a ton more comments against us, oh well...


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:21 p.m.

On the south side at least it looks very very dangerous. Cars, on a curve, exiting the freeway, crossing lanes to enter the flow of traffic, and, whoops! There is a crosswalk right in the middle! Same for getting onto the freeway there. Lane shifting is required to get into or out from those lanes, so drivers are looking to merge with vehicles and, all of a sudden, we will throw in walking and biking people!?!?! Very dangerous.

Michigan Man

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 4:09 p.m.

When the first biker is killed or injured at this intersection please remember the wise and thoughtful comments made by Michigan Man posted on 11/15/2012 @ 8:28 AM.

Basic Bob

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2:37 p.m.

Historically, iI's been part of the extensive barrier system to keep Ypsilanti on the east side of US-23.

Mich Res and Alum

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:59 p.m.

"What clown would want to ride a bike on Washtenaw Ave under US 23?" That's an incredibly ignorant comment. I moved just east of US-23 this past summer and I made that crossing several times by foot and by bike. I cannot count how many times I didn't make the crossing because of the potential for an accident. I don't want to have to get in my car for a 3 mile trip if I can just walk or ride my bike. That 6-miles in the car is quickly costing us close to a $1 and is not much faster than a bike. Why wouldn't we want to encourage biking where safe?


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:51 p.m.

You just proved the point of the project....for people who do not/cannot drive to get east-west without taking their life in their hands.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 12:27 p.m.

I have lived in Ann Arbor since 1974. I noticed early on that there was no way to cross the freeway to the east except in an automobile. None. Nada. Today 38 years later the situation is hardly better. It took 37 to build the missing mile of sidewalk along Washtenaw, from Whole Foods west toward downtown. There is a new pedestrian bridge across the freeway at Geddes, but no sidewalk all the way from Huron Parkway to the freeway, more than a mile. There is a crossing under the freeway at the park along the river. There is no sidewalk across the freeway at Plymouth Rd; just a bike path with no crosswalks marked at the ramps! There is no crossing at Washtenaw, until they finish this. It is amazing. I remember the fierce derision that met the first installation of sidewalks along Huron Parkway in the early 1980's. There were no sidewalks on either side of Huron Parkway from Plymouth Rd south to Washtenaw for the first 25 years, and none on the bridge over the river for the first 40 years. That bridge had no space for any sort of bike lane, none. Now of course Huron Parkway is a favorite of joggers, bikers, and pedestrians. This pedestrian way is 55 years overdue.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2:22 p.m.

The stretch of Ellsworth between Platt and Carpenter is in Pittsfield Township, but still - same issue. They rebuilt the road and bridge crossing the 94 from the south side to the north side and further east going over 23, but no place for pedestrians or bicyclists to travel east and west!! From three large multi family complexes (Colonial Square, University Townhouses, and Forest Hills - over 1,000 family homes!) it is only one mile to a busy commercial stretch including a grocery store and movie theater, and there is no safe route to get there by other than car. (Even getting the bus at that intersection is tricky - especially in the winter: no sidewalk means no cleared place to walk or stand other than in the street!) If ever there was a place for a sidewalk/bike path, it is along Ellsworth Rd. I suspect the user rate would be extremely high.

Leah Gunn

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 12:22 p.m.

Please fix the headline and story to read "Reimagine" Washtenaw. Relmagine??

Hot Sam

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 3:31 a.m.

I must agree with Leah is confusing...and on their website the logo is ALL caps, making it much more palatable...


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:59 p.m.

Looks like green1 did some actual research before commenting. I you're a community figure, you should do the same before posting.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:30 p.m.

Maybe if they made the capital I with the horizontal bars on the top and bottom it would look more like an i?


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2:54 p.m.

They probably paid $25K to a consultant to run that name through a focus group.


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 2:09 p.m.

And on signs in the area. They should have chosen a different font for this word written in this way....


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:41 p.m.

I thought it was misspelled, too. Unfortunately it's based on cute branding (a capital "i" in the middle of the name) combined with an unfortunate font face. "Re" + "imagine" = ReImagine typed here. It looks just as bad on the project's website.

Susan Montgomery

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:34 p.m.

Actually this is not a typo, if you look in their website, , that's what they are calling it, ReImagine, with a capital "i".

Duc d'Escargot

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:27 p.m.

It's misspelled throughout the piece! For pete's sake, is there absolutely NO proofreading at all on