In late 2015, the Ohio Supreme Court sided with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and re-instated its Stormwater Management Program. NEORSD will soon start charging fees to property owners based on how much hard or paved surface they build. Stormwater can make pollution and damage from water flooding off pavement and rooftops into rivers, streams and Lake Erie worse. The Court...
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Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Board of Trustees met yesterday to hear a proposal for fare increases and service changes. It reflected the opinion of riders at 15 public meetings held March 21-April 6. Trustees asked the staff to revise certain recommendations and to make another presentation to them at their upcoming (May 10, 2016) board meeting. None of the proposed...
The Great Lakes region may not be known as a hot bed of extreme weather events like those that buffet the Plains or swamp the coasts. But the Midwest is girding for climate change.
85.3% of all jobs in Cuyahoga County are located within a half-mile of a transit stop. That is well above the U.S. average of 61.1%. And yet, only 5.17% of commuters in the county use transit. Probably due to factors like the frequency—or how often the bus comes near to their home and their work—and what can be reached with...
Inspired by a Tweet last week from Ohio Democratic Party Chair, David Pepper, calling for a new urban agenda in the Buckeye State, a group of urbanist bloggers from around the state have been responding with ideas. In addition to a post written on the subject by David Beach in February, here are some thoughts.
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- New study reveals large energy cost burden for low-income households in Cleveland: https://t.co/Nw5dHOYw9o
a day ago via Twitter
- Planners should stop basing plans on trends. Climate change means the past can no longer predict the future.
2 days ago via Twitter
- How we get more bike/ped friendly streets - in one "simple" rule. https://t.co/GB0GpHxmdF
3 days ago via Twitter
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