This three-day series is based on a poll of Detroiters' attitudes about their city and leadership, commissioned by The Detroit News and funded by the Thompson Foundation. The survey provided a rare, statistically sound measure of public opinion in a city traditionally difficult to accurately poll.
Dearborn If you can catch Alana Strager sitting down, consider yourself lucky. When the energetic 44-year-old single mother isn't working for Ford Motor Co. she helped design the aluminum bodied F-150 she spends her time riding Harleys, running triathlons and negotiating Tough Mudder obstacle courses. And she fixes problems.