Perched on an island in the St. Lawrence River between two sides of Montreal, the Biosphere that Buckminster Fuller designed for the World Fair, Expo 67, and in 1991 was up-cycled as a museum focused on the environment says and does a lot about one hot topic.
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When we revisited Montreal, Canada it reminded me of what I like about cities, especially those that strike a balance between density and livability.
Sure, transit has been perpetually underfunded in Ohio. But a big reason transit suffers is because of low-density development that follows highways into farmlands and forests at the metropolitan edge. A deliberate effort to sprawl rather than redevelop dense nodes works against transit.
For the last decade, Ohio has dropped transit funding by double digits, ignoring the national trend of driving-less young adults moving to cities and valuing freedom of mobility above ownership. The results have gone exactly as predicted. Fewer people can afford to ride transit and buses don’t come as often because RTA was asked to effectively operate in the red...
Cleveland Heights wrote the best Complete Streets policy in the country in 2018.
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