Last week, federal authorities allegedly told the City of Cleveland that re-opening downtown Public Square to buses would honor their agreement (and help the city avoid a $12 million penalty). It provides impetus for the city to re-consider its ill-fated but well-intentioned decision.
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In the ‘70s, a TV commercial for a battery featured a celebrity spokesman (Robert Blake, I believe) who perched a 9-volt on his shoulder and growled, knock it off. I dare you. It seems like cities could take a page from the school of Blake. What do they have to lose.
The suburbs have paradoxically brought together an image of safety and health; while time has proven them less capable in these areas than we may think. “Retrofitting Suburbia” co-author, Ellen Dunham-Jones, told a crowd at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History last Friday that there are plenty of fixes to help suburbia live up to its ideal. Dunham-Jones opened with the problem...
We wrote last week about what can be done (globally and locally) to fight climate change. We looked at an article published in Nature, where the authors argued to spend resources making the outer suburbs and small towns more environmentally friendly.
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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