Similar to Leonardo Fibonacci decoding the natural world’s pattern language, Form Based Codes are a meta tool that is supposed to derive order and efficiency in a developing metropolis. Architects and urban planners have boiled it down to The Transect—an illustration that expresses the ideal form of a region as it develops outward—from a very dense core all the way...
Whether we realize it or not, when Cleveland launched its Bus-Rapid Transit system on Euclid Avenue in 2008, it joined an international community dedicating bus lanes that promise to speed transit riders along faster than conventional buses. Clevelanders have taken great pride in seeing their BRT splashed across the pages of the international press—it was even crowned top BRT system...
Cleveland will paint more bike lanes this summer than at any time in its 217-year history. It may be premature to call it a bike boom, but it is appropriate to call it by some other name.
A great lakefront—clean, beautiful, green, and publicly accessible—has been at the top of Cleveland's civic to-do list for decades. Now it's starting to happen.
The old narrative about the mobilility of Americans driven by big companies is being challenged by an emerging, inter-generational story that says we're moved by "aspirational geographies." In cities, that translates in to living close to the action; a lifestyle measured in feet rather than miles.
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