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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Marc Lefkowitz | 09/26/16 @ 11:00am
“Thank you for dreaming with us about the future of the city,” Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson told hundreds of people attending the 8th annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit last week. Jackson’s remarks came after we talked at round tables under the gilded hall of Public Auditorium for the day about the city’s ability to shape (this year’s theme) Sustainable Transportation. The Summits are...
Marc Lefkowitz | 09/23/16 @ 2:00pm
“Change is hard,” Gil Penalosa told several hundred Clevelanders, including its leader, Mayor Frank Jackson, at the Sustainable Cleveland Summit this week. Penalosa worked with his brother, Enrique Penalosa, former Mayor of Bogota, Columbia to shift the focus from a single mode, driving, to more equitable transportation choices.
As coastal cities are caught off guard by “sunny day floods,” no less subtle evidence that climate changes is being felt across the U.S. has scientists, naturalists and policy makers raising concerns. They say, climate change is no longer a theoretical idea; it is being felt in the form of more severe floods, drought, and temperature swings. All up and down...
Marc Lefkowitz | 09/09/16 @ 11:00am
There’s evidence that road diets have a positive effect on traffic crashes while addressing important questions of equity and climate change, an official with the Federal Highway Administration told a group in Cleveland this week. Road diets—defined as the “narrowing or elimination of travel lanes on a roadway to make room for pedestrians and bicyclists”—are a hot topic as cities strive...
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