A healthy debate is swirling around Northeast Ohio's “spatial mismatch” between people seeking work and the employment centers where jobs are moving. The debate centers on the role of transit to connect households in Cleveland’s urban core—up to 40% of which are car free—to jobs that are increasingly moving out to the periphery of the metropolitan area.
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Today we participate in the #DayofFacts—a national campaign started by two museum professionals concerned about forces that have questioned the fact-finding nature of science. In their statement on why they are joining 200 museums and science-based institutions in posting facts derived from scientific inquiry, The Newbury Library writes: “We hope to engage in a dialogue on what counts as a fact and...
Cities that are jumping on transit are glad they did. Transit attracts "environmentally conscious, outgoing people, largely in their 30s and 40s, who are open to taking transit but find the service inconvenient or inadequate," a 2014 national poll found. "Policymakers and transit providers could most easily increase transit ridership by focusing on this group."
Here is GreenCityBlueLake's analysis of the sustainability priorities and actions that Northeast Ohio can follow to get ahead in 2017.
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