As more people try biking in Cleveland, they’re starting to see things from a new perspective: Up close to pavement conditions or traffic laws written for motor vehicles, for example. It has led to some interesting ‘a-ha‘ moments. Like the first time a pothole almost swallows a wheel or when a traffic signal never changes. What they’re confronted with is a...
National Public Radio reported this morning about the woes of Toledo, a city of 284,012 people who’ve had no drinking water for three days because of a toxin known as microcystis which comes from algea growing in Lake Erie. The algae is a by-product of synthetic fertilizer (and animal waste) from farms and from grass-filled yards where is being spread in...
GreenCityBlueLake is launching a new series of personal stories that shows how people in Cleveland are lowering their carbon footprint, but still leading "profitable" lives. Within the series, we offer "Car Free in CLE"—profiles of people living car free or car lite. We kick it off with this story of Christina Vassallo, Executive Director of SPACES Gallery.
Cleveland will take the first step to reduce its carbon emissions from power generation—a goal it laid claim to in its 2013 Climate Action Plan (CAP)—with a request for proposals (RFP) for a “solar farm” located at an old municipal waste dump. The Cleveland Climate Action Plan calls on the city to use 25% renewable energy by 2030 (with an interim...
For years, Northeast Ohio transportation planner, NOACA, has acted as a quiet but powerful force expanding the region outward. Recently, though, NOACA has signaled a desire to become more fiscally and environmentally responsible.
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