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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Today’s (11 a.m.) dedication of the $50 million Public Square renovation highlights the importance of pedestrian space in cities. It is a major investment in a public space that de-emphasizes the car, right in the center of Cleveland. Cars and buses will no longer drive north and south on Ontario Avenue. East-West is reserved for buses on Superior Avenue during rush...
The Cleveland Planning Commission kicked off a series of public meetings on the feasibility of the Midway, a dream hatched three years ago by a pair of "avid cyclists" who proposed a network of protected bike lanes surrounded by green space that would run right down the middle of the road.
At a recent meeting focused on raising the bar for transit-oriented development (TOD) in Greater Cleveland, good suggestions were made to improve conditions around transit stations for development.
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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- Healthcare nonprofits that can BE the change on sustainability. https://t.co/y591zq7hiz https://t.co/2zwvR5Erkv
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