By now, you've probably heard that University Circle is doing a transportation study. Formally, it’s called the Moving Greater University Circle Transportation & Mobility Study. But, what is it? And how exactly could it help make University Circle a more inviting place to walk, bike, take transit, or drive? We spoke to David Fields, Principal of Nelson/Nygaard, the planning firm that...
After a few years of progress, a new national ranking of state energy efficiency policies confirms that Ohio is now falling fast behind competing states.
David Beach | 10/29/14 @ 11:00am
A new Department of Sustainability is being created within Cuyahoga County government. The county is joining other major institutions in Northeast Ohio – including the City of Cleveland, large companies, universities, and health care systems – to hire dedicated sustainability staff to think holistically about economic development and a healthy environment.
We caught up with Joe Calabrese, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority GM/CEO, about the challenges and opportunities for Ohio’s largest public transit agency. We asked Calabrese to consider: What will make transit an essential part of daily life for more people in Greater Cleveland? What makes transit successful especially when major projects like Public Square and Opportunity Corridor are proposed? When will Congress and...
In 2013, The Ohio Legislature was asked to consider if its $7 million contribution to keep 61 transit systems and 115 million bus and train rides going every year was fair? The House asked ODOT to look at doing more. San Francisco firm Nelson Nygaard was brought in to study how and where the state could close the gap.
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