After we wrote a blog post about four families living “car-lite” in Cleveland, we began thinking about the places in Northeast Ohio that provide the right ingredients for car-lite living. See our list of the top 25 car-lite places below, and tell us if there are others you would add.
Blog › Walking
Back in the good old days of 1999, I didn’t give a second thought to how I got around. Like many, I turned the key in the ignition every day; I couldn’t imagine hopping on a bike or walking to the corner to wait for the bus. I didn’t know I had a choice to be “multi-modal” when I entered...
Faced with questions of, can we count on people biking and walking if places are built with these “modes” in mind, cities historically turned to planning tools that, it turns out, failed to provide a definitive “yes.” City planners have been hamstrung, until recently, by inadequate tools for predicting how, for example, an area with a high Walk Score translates into...
An influential circle in the Cleveland area—from the MetroParks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park to suburban mayors like Bruce Rinker of Mayfield Village—have initiated expansion plans for the area’s bike-walk trail network.
Trails and greenways are more than ‘nice-to-haves’ they are practically lifesaving apparatus, said Mark Fenton, whose handlebar mustache matches his passionate “rants” for walk- and bikable communities.
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