In the past few months GreenCityBlueLake has been working with the Cuyahoga County Department of Sustainability on a toolkit of sustainability and environmental best practices for communities. Now the toolkit has been released and is posted on the county website for download. It’s full of practical ideas, links to model policies, and connections to local experts. Check it out and...
In a nod to Throwback Thursday, GCBL revisits a post from two years ago that looks at who has the smallest and largest carbon footprints in Cuyahoga County by ZIP Code?
City leaders announced plans to update Cleveland’s zoning to a form-based system at a presentation held at Cleveland State University Levin College of Urban Affairs last week. Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley kicked off the meeting, remarking that the Market District in Ohio City and East 4th Street downtown are where locals take visitors to impress them.
Looking back over a decade of exploring what makes Cleveland into a green city on a blue lake, we compiled these “greatest hits” — a curated list of the GreenCityBlueLake blog — which we launched in 2006. Conversations advanced and milestones reached, now and then, Cleveland is figuring out how sustainability spreads opportunity.
Respected transit consultant and author of the book “Human Transit” Jarrett Walker opened his keynote address of the Mobility Matters series held at downtown Cleveland’s Old Stone Church with the now famous image (seen below). The City of Münster, Germany set up the shot to make a point about the efficiencies of space. “It’s one of the irrefutable arguments for transit,”...
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