2017 is the year Cleveland turns its attention to “vibrant green space.” Since 2008 when the city launched a ten-year plan called Sustainable Cleveland 2019 (SC2019), the city’s Office of Sustainability has organized events and activities around a major sustainability theme. Cleveland can lay claim to one of the more longstanding commitments to sustainability. SC2019‘s big event is the annual sustainability...
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The Fund for Our Economic Future is working on a report titled, “The Geography of Jobs” which looks at sprawl in Northeast Ohio along two lines: How it affects the economy and the economically disadvantaged. A central finding is the average job hub for a Clevelander is a 20-minute drive or 75-minute transit trip away.
In the past year, thousands of Northeast Ohioans imagined and sketched up how we want this place to look in the future. We participated in the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium (NEOSCC) in the hope that it would devise a plan for sustainable growth.
Sewer District strikes back; Cincy streetcar derailed (again); 'eastward ho' for RTA; shrinking city returns
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District is fighting a court order to shut down its “green” stormwater program; this week, it asked the Ohio Supreme Court to hear its case.
In Cleveland’s boom years, Rockefeller Park was the site of boating couples in seersucker suits and straw hats, hoop skirts and parasols floating lazily on wooden skiffs down Doan Brook. Ninety-seven years ago, the city built its Cultural Gardens here to give place to its proud immigrant clans.
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