Cleveland has been bending the arc of sustainability from aspiration to action lately. The city appears to be employing a strategy of tying green projects to its Climate Action Plan (CAP) while leveraging its capital budget.
The uptick in Cleveland as a destination to live, work, play and pray was helping the cause last winter as a crowd turned out to hear about the city’s plans to “diet” Lorain Avenue, which means take it down a lane, to retrofit it with a protected bike lane. The cast of supporters included Joe Cimperman, (then) Ohio City, Inc. director...
An influential circle in the Cleveland area—from the MetroParks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park to suburban mayors like Bruce Rinker of Mayfield Village—have initiated expansion plans for the area’s bike-walk trail network.
Trails and greenways are more than ‘nice-to-haves’ they are practically lifesaving apparatus, said Mark Fenton, whose handlebar mustache matches his passionate “rants” for walk- and bikable communities.
A round up of news on green building, green infrastructure, and clean water issues in Northeast Ohio for this day, June 9, 2014
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- Sign the petition to support the creation of an advanced energy fund in Cuyahoga County: http://t.co/J9SKsrjR7I
12 days ago via Twitter
- How finish cleaning up the Cuyahoga River? Hear US EPA's Chris Korleski respond to my question at the City Club: https://t.co/XhUQfWtWop
14 days ago via Twitter
- Mourning dove nest in my bedroom window. I rap on the glass to shoo it away. That bird will not move from its egg. Cooing at dawn.
1 month ago via Twitter
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