Detroit will deploy 4,500 speed humps on city roads by 2021

Mayor Mike Duggan announced a major expansion of the city’s speed cushion installation program and campaign to protect Detroit from seasonal flu at a press conference Wednesday afternoon at 1:45 pm at the Public Safety Headquarters in Detroit.

Duggan shared details on efforts to reduce neighborhood boom and improve security. Director of Public Works, Ron Brundidge, joined Duggan at the news conference.

Concerned parents set speed humps in the Greencars Woodward residential neighborhood to slow traffic in August, but were removed by the city a few days later.

Duggan COVID-19 Local Health Network Henry Ford Health System, Ascension Health and Detroit Medical to kick-off an aggressive flu vaccination campaign targeted to increase the number of vaccinated people during the pandemic and reduce seasonal influenza cases. Representatives of the Center were joined. .

Chief Public Health Officers Dennis Mela and Duggan received their flu vaccinations during the briefing.

Bob Rini, president, healthcare operations and chief operating officer of Henry Ford Health System and CEO of Adult Central Campus Hospitals, Detroit Medical Center, was present.

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Guechen Whitmer took a flu shot during his coronovirus update Aug. 25, while holding the news conference on Wednesday.

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