53% of Americans live in suburbs. World War II is considered an important demarcation line. Pre-war suburbs are mixed-use with walkable town centers and neighborhoods of the streetcar variety. Think Cleveland Heights and Lakewood. After 1945, development shifted radically — to automobile-oriented housing with various types of single-use commercial development along arterial highways.
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Reducing energy use at home is universally accepted as a top-tier decision acting in defense against climate-disruptive greenhouse gases. It could have the added benefit of making your home more comfortable.
“Why doesn’t Cleveland have more bike infrastructure?” my friends who are transportation cyclists ask me over drinks. “What do you mean?” I respond, telling them that Cleveland will paint 16 miles of bike lanes this year. “We don’t mean more bike lanes necessarily,” they say, adding “when we go to other cities, we see a lot of things they’re doing to encourage...more
Many abandoned or vacant buildings are reverting to more natural forms.
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