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Hotter than blazes

Marc Lefkowitz  |  08/04/06 @ 12:22pm

As temperatures topped 100 degrees in Northeast Ohio this week, it brought to mind the perennial Ozone Action Days and... just what the heck do they mean? Also, with the deadline for Northeast Ohio’s air pollution control plan looming, we ask NOACA Senior Environmental Planner Pamela Davis about actions the regional transportation planning agency will take to improve the air...more

Clinic wants to create a public square on Euclid

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/27/06 @ 9:58am

The Cleveland Clinic wants to divert car traffic off of Euclid Avenue and create a public square between E. 86th and E. 105th streets.“Removing cars would create a pedestrian-friendly ‘campus center’ along Euclid, as the nonprofit behemoth seeks to green up and soften its institutional look,” The Plain Dealer’s Tom Breckenridge reports today.A city official familiar with the proposal says, “It...more

Clinic's public square stirs interest

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/27/06 @ 9:24am

When a giant like the Cleveland Clinic proposes to shut down Euclid Avenue to car traffic and create a pedestrian mall between E. 86th to E. 105th streets, it’s going to generate a response. And not only with RTA — which is in the middle of the Euclid Corridor Project and is pulling its hair out over the timing of the...more

Bike to work day this Friday

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/24/06 @ 11:33am

Have you always wanted to bike to work, but didn't want to go alone? Here's your chance to bicycle to work in the company of others: This Friday, July 28th, is the next ClevelandBikes' organized Bike to Work Day.Once again we'll be meeting all over the region and riding to AJ Rocco's in downtown Cleveland for breakfast and coffee. Shower and changing facilities available. Start a...more

Cleveland signs climate change agreement

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/18/06 @ 10:46am

GreenCityBlueLake spoke with Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager Andrew Watterson last week on the occasion of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joining more than 200 mayors who've signed the U.S. Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement. We discussed what this means for sustainable activities, and how this connects with what the sustainability program is already doing in Cleveland.Congratulations on signing the climate change agreement. Did...more

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