“We’re definitely in something of a revolution here,” a Chicago official told Governing magazine. Chicago is just one example of the “Two Wheel Revolution” taking place in American cities where “striping bike lanes is happening at an unprecedented pace.” If cities are embracing bikes, Governing suggests they also measure how much good they are doing. Standard measures like how many miles...
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We wrote last week about what can be done (globally and locally) to fight climate change. We looked at an article published in Nature, where the authors argued to spend resources making the outer suburbs and small towns more environmentally friendly.
Marc Lefkowitz | 10/14/16 @ 2:00pm
World leaders gather this month in Quito, Ecuador for Habitat III, the U.N.‘s big push to find a home for 1 billion more people in an age of climate change. Northeast Ohio could be a prime address—if it gets its house in order.
It had already been quite a week for those concerned about the future of the planet. As Haiti reeled and Florida braced for a monstrous hurricane fueled by warmer than ever ocean water, simultaneously, the European Union joined the U.S., China and 55 nations to ratify the Paris Climate Accord. But not before climate scientists were issuing warnings this week that...
Cleveland’s Blue Line Rapid is featured in a new report, “Livable Transit Corridors: Methods, Metrics, and Strategies” from the Federal Transit Administration and the National Academy of Sciences, a highly respected research facility.
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