Bike lane should be on Lorain-Carnegie bridge, not Inner Belt, ODOT says; Strickland, Jackson agree

07/03/10 | Karen Farkas, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Creating bike/pedestrian lanes on the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge would be safer and more cost-effective than adding a multipurpose lane to the new Inner Belt Bridge, Gov. Ted Strickland and Cleveland officials said. It is the wrong question, said Brad Chase, program manager of the GreenCityBlueLake Institute, the sustainability center of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He supports a...


RTA's Euclid Avenue HealthLine is faring well in ridership, innovation

11/29/09 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

Ridership is stronger on the HealthLine because universities and other nonprofit institutions along the route have been relatively immune to the recession that began last year, say RTA officials and members of the agency's Citizens Advisory Board.The HealthLine is also attracting a new and larger audience beyond RTA's typical low- and moderate-income ridership. "At the [Cleveland] Clinic, it's not just janitorial...


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