With 65 inches of snow, winter 2013-14 has surpassed the last four and the 60-year average of 60.4 inches of white stuff falling on Northeast Ohio. Skiers and sledders are happy, but those with driveways and side walks to shovel, well, not so much.
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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
Imagine if living in America meant walking every day was an easy choice. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin insists it should be. She will issue a rare Call to Action—similar to the smoking warning—that calls on communities to make walking easy and "joyful." Like Italians with their evening passeggiata.
Recently, the Ohio legislature passed the state’s $7.6 billion biennial transportation budget, initiated by Governor Kasich and signed into law on April 1st. As usual, the budget neglects transportation options, with less than one percent going towards public transit and even less towards bikeable and walkable streets, electric vehicles, freight, and commuter rail.
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