What Lakewood realized when it earned a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award from the League of American Bicyclists last fall was how far and yet how much further they want to go with a bike. The groundwork for the award was laid in 2010 when the city wrote its Bicycle Master Plan. The city built the plan by asking...
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“Cleveland has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable. The most walkable Cleveland neighborhoods are Downtown, Ohio City-West Side and Detroit Shoreway.”—Walkscore.com
Does your city make you sick? Cuyahoga County and Cleveland expect to find out where are the greatest health disparities within the region. Their $100,000 Health Impacts Assessment (HIA) is looking at a range of social and environmental conditions—from crime to roads—since they are stronger indicators of health than genetics, says Martha Halko at the county Board of Health.
Dear parents of Millennials looking for the perfect holiday gift. Your twentysomething kid probably isn't yearning for a sweater from the mall. If they’re at all like Daniel Brown and Michael Robinson, consider making a small donation to their crowd funding campaign and support their dream. In Brown and Robinson’s case, that would be starting a bike composting business in...
For thousands who bike around Cleveland, the city's embrace of Complete and Green Streets (2011) must have felt like a big group hug. Here was a promise to paint in bike lanes or at the very least raise their visibility on the road with painted symbols like sharrows.
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We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve
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We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.