Visibility—if not conditions on the road—for biking has gotten better in Ohio, according to The League of American Bicyclists, which bumped the state up from 32 to 16th in its 2014 national rankings. The national bike advocacy group takes in a range of measures from bike lanes built to programs that boost safety and awareness.
“Cleveland is the inaugurator of many admirable civic movements. One of the most important of these, and the one which has been most widely copied, perhaps, is the work of the Home Gardening Association. This movement, which has for its aim the clearing of streets and alleyways of ugly and unwholesome rubbish, and planting shrubs and plants in otherwise unsightly...
We often think of northern Ohio as a working landscape of industry and agriculture. But, if you open your eyes, you can see amazing natural wonders. A highlight is the spring bird migration, which attracts birders from all over the country.
A hundred cyclists warm to the chill on the Friday evening air as they crank up the 600-foot incline of Edgehill Road from Little Italy to Cleveland Heights. After two hours of riding through Cleveland's east side, they near the end of the monthly ritual known as Critical Mass riding in a bike lane that Cleveland and Cleveland Heights painted...
Cleveland Housing Network, an Ohio House candidate and Lutheran leaders weigh Ohio's halting progress on clean energy
Why have the recent efforts to “freeze” Ohio’s renewable and energy efficiency standards sparked such heated debates? Utilities say they can do a better job without them lowering costs and introducing renewables and efficiency. Environmental and housing groups, manufacturers, and even Evangelical Lutheran church leaders have weighed in with strong reasons for keeping the standards in place. Which side is right?
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- Critical Mass ride tonight, hundreds of cyclists, people on porches smiling and waving at the alternate reality passing by, happy Friday!
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- Annie Leonard, creator of the brilliant "Story of Stuff," will be at the Sustainable Cleveland Summit: http://t.co/wwSgvGQDdp
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- To imagine the transformation needed to avert climate change, maybe we need to be exiled from our comfortable lives: http://t.co/5L9ujTugMh
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