Cities are on the vanguard of the new global climate pact signed in Paris. More specifically, cities in the Rust Belt have the most to gain from COP21. COP21, the world’s first climate commitment, could turn cities into a platform for ways to meet the immense challenge of what to do, Next City writes in The Urban Planner’s Guide to Living...
Technology and the “share” economy have promised to make even the most car-dependent places free to pursue other roads. Governing wrote an excellent piece recently about how technology can be a disruptive force that will redefine the city in this century.
Northeast Ohioans drive their vehicles 20,592 miles per year—just under par with the rest of America at 21,377 vehicle miles traveled (VMT) per year.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland produced this interactive map that shows how accessible jobs are from your neighborhood. Double click on the map to zoom in to your neighborhood to see its job access. (Click the home icon to return to the large map)
For critics of the “ratepayer bailout” that Ohio handed to FirstEnergy for its aging, dirty coal power this week, an answer may be to stimulate the market for alternatives. Because of Ohio’s deregulated energy market, more homeowners have been introduced to the option of shopping for green power in recent years.
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