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...
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Lately, I’ve given considerable thought to why change appears to be glacially slow in Northeast Ohio when compared to how individuals think or even the outside world views us. How is it that we can see a constant stream of Facebook posts hailing Cleveland as the greatest place to live, meanwhile Northeast Ohio seems stuck debating, studying, waiting?
Last week, a handful of students from Kent State University’s Landscape Design program plunked down a strip of fake grass and an old, white exercise bike over a street parking spot in front of the Peter B. Lewis Building at Case. The students were participating in Park(ing) Day, a decade-long experiment where people thinking about how much pavement parking creates...
They came to dream big about Cleveland’s future, but in the end, the 500 people who participated in the city’s two-day sustainability summit crafted small, achievable ways of scaling up sustainability. To their credit, the well-contained proposals would lead to much needed programs in the broad tent of the green movement to localize food, reduce carbon from transportation, clean water,...
Cleveland has been bending the arc of sustainability from aspiration to action lately. The city appears to be employing a strategy of tying green projects to its Climate Action Plan (CAP) while leveraging its capital budget.
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