Future transportation plans must be less auto-centric

06/03/16 | Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer

"It's not a fair and equitable system for everybody," said David Beach, director of GreenCityBlueLake – the sustainability center of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The amount of access a resident has to the region largely is dependent on whether or not that person has access to a car, he said.


Cuyahoga County offers 'sustainable toolkit' to communities

03/14/16 | Karen Farkas, Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County government has a list of actions communities can take to become sustainable. "Sustainable Cuyahoga: A toolkit of recommended best practices" was developed in partnership with the GreenCityBlueLake Institute of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.


Design team behind "world's greenest skyscraper" to speak at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

11/03/15 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

The $150 million expansion and renovation of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History has tapped design talent behind the Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, billed as "the world's greenest office tower," and the museum and PNC are eager to share that connection. On Thursday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., PNC will present a free public dialogue with engineers...


Cuyahoga County creates Department of Sustainability

10/31/14 | Andrew Cass, The News-Herald

Cuyahoga County is moving forward with plans to create a Department of Sustainability.An ordinance creating the department was unanimously passed by Cuyahoga County Council at its most recent meeting...David Beach, director of the GreenCityBlueLake Institute, called the creation of the department “a very important advance for county.”


Scene covers GCBL + Bike Cleveland's Detroit Ave bike lane video

07/21/14 | Marc Lefkowitz

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Scene Magazine wrote a review of the "Thanks, Cleveland" video that GreenCityBlueLake shot in partnership with Bike Cleveland and production company GC Creative Studio that thanks the city of Cleveland for recent gains in bike infrastructure, in particular, the 1.6 miles of bike lanes on Detroit Avenue. Editor's note: The video has already been seen by more than 2,500 people.


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