In many ways, Northeast Ohio has always stood at a crossroad. Between the Appalachian range and the Great Plains. Between a Great Lake and a river that connects to markets across the U.S. When it came to transportation, though, the outward course—the laying out literally hundreds of miles of roads into new, pristine lands—has led to one type of place...
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If you had billions of dollars to invest in transportation improvements to make Northeast Ohio a better place, what would be your priorities? That’s the question facing the transportation planning agency, NOACA, as it updates the region’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. Here’s a quick guide to the issues.
$12.2 billion is the ballpark Northeast Ohio will be playing in for transportation in the coming 20 years. Grace Gallucci, Executive Director of NOACA, the agency overseeing that investment, made a few observations yesterday at its first public meeting on the region’s Long Range Transportation Plan. Gallucci offered that transportation has a lot to do with the shape a region finds...
There are great expectation that Northeast Ohio will adopt a new language as it starts talking about a long range transportation plan. It could speak volumes for cars or speak up for streets as social spaces and healthy places. Advocates for the latter approach are hoping the region’s transportation agency, NOACA, finds some good answers to its question, "how would you...
Inspired by a Tweet last week from Ohio Democratic Party Chair, David Pepper, calling for a new urban agenda in the Buckeye State, a group of urbanist bloggers from around the state have been responding with ideas. In addition to a post written on the subject by David Beach in February, here are some thoughts.
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- When zoning cuts out mixed-use, multi-family development, inflates home prices, and drives middle class from cities. https://t.co/ILbPmFFrxU
5 days ago via Twitter
- Transportation in OH = 25% of state's GHG. That's a big number. https://t.co/pilJi6PLOp
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- A Better Block "intervention" in Akron this weekend! @akronbb https://t.co/6HDWaDqb8L
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