On the eve of NOACA’s Strategic Plan discussion at ideastream, we revisit our lengthy conversation with the transportation planning agency’s (relatively) new Executive Director Grace Gallucci about her ideas for improving multi-modalism in the region.
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2013 was a particularly deadly year for those driving, but even more for those biking and walking on America's roads.
In a just-released national ranking of 51 major U.S. cities, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area ranks 10th safest for pedestrians. National organization, Smart Growth America (SGA), analyzes pedestrian deaths as a percentage of those who walk to work using Census data available from 2003-2012. Once again, Floridian cities Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami top the list as the most dangerous for pedestrians. But,...
Cleveland and its visitor's bureau are working on a Seamless Cleveland wayfinding system that will connect the city's great destinations by foot, bike, bus, trolley and train.
As a family we were invited to participate in TJinChina, an art and cultural exchange program in Tijuana, Mexico headed by (g)local artists Daniel Ruanova and Mely Barragan. Traveling with me and Corrie Slawson, a Cleveland painter and print maker, is our three-and-a-half-year old son, Ira. We’re here for three weeks, meeting artists, exploring the city and issues including how...
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