Cleveland Museum of Natural History opens climate change exhibition

07/23/11 | Michael Scott, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- There's a certain fun-but-serious tension in the air when you visit the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's new climate change exhibit.


Cleveland Museum of Natural History to debut its PNC SmartHome Cleveland on Monday

06/05/11 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

To address global warming, not to mention the rising price of oil, Americans someday may have to give up their gas-guzzling SUVs and energy-gobbling suburban McMansions.But living in a more frugal future need not require donning scratchy red long-johns and subsisting on cold oatmeal. That’s the core message of the new SmartHome exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, a...


Metro Cleveland ranks 41st among nation's top 100 cities in linking transit riders to jobs, study sa

05/12/11 | Tom Breckenridge, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Metropolitan Cleveland ranks 41st among the country's 100 largest metros in getting public transit riders to work, according to a ground-breaking analysis by the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. RTA buses reach suburban job centers, but not with enough frequency, said Brad Chase, head of RTA's citizens advisory board. It's the same with other big-city systems that were built...


HealthLine sees a healthy climb in riders; 10 millionth to be honored this week

04/27/11 | Tom Breckenridge, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- RTA will greet its 10 millionth rider on the HealthLine Thursday or Friday.It's an impressive number. But even more impressive is the growing development along the streamlined, bus-centric street, officials say. The head of RTA's citizens advisory board sees a lot of positives with the HealthLine. But the buses still aren't moving fast enough, said Brad Chase. RTA reported last...


Building Lean and Green

02/01/11 | WCPN

A furnace-free home in frigid Northeast Ohio? It's not just a fantastic possibility, construction is already underway! So when do the rest of us get such futuristic homes? For some in northeast Ohio, green building is not a thing of the future, it’s happening how. We’ll hear how local enterprises are putting conservation practices to actual use in places as...


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