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Bike to work day this Friday

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/24/06 @ 11:33am

Have you always wanted to bike to work, but didn't want to go alone? Here's your chance to bicycle to work in the company of others: This Friday, July 28th, is the next ClevelandBikes' organized Bike to Work Day.Once again we'll be meeting all over the region and riding to AJ Rocco's in downtown Cleveland for breakfast and coffee. Shower and changing facilities available. Start a...more

Cleveland signs climate change agreement

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/18/06 @ 10:46am

GreenCityBlueLake spoke with Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager Andrew Watterson last week on the occasion of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joining more than 200 mayors who've signed the U.S. Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement. We discussed what this means for sustainable activities, and how this connects with what the sustainability program is already doing in Cleveland.Congratulations on signing the climate change agreement. Did...more

Group outlines green economic plan for Ohio

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/16/06 @ 11:28am

The Ohio Environmental Council today issued a 65-point action plan for how Ohio can combat global warming, yet strengthen its mainstay industries of agriculture, coal, and manufacturing. The group’s report calls for deep reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions through a wide-scale transition to cleaner energy technologies, including no-till farming, coal gasification power plants, and energy-efficient manufacturing processes,...more

RTA seeks public art for stations

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/12/06 @ 4:22pm

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is calling for artists to submit public art proposals as part of the reconstruction of two Rapid transit stations. The Puritas station (art budget: $50,000) and the E. 55th station (art budget: $80,000) are currently being designed. Applications are available here and are due to RTA by July 21.Are you an artist who's longed to submit a proposal...more

RTA seeks public artists

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/05/06 @ 10:09am

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is looking for artists to design and install art pieces for two of its rapid transit station renovation projects. RTA needs artists for both the Puritas and for the E. 55 Rapid Transit Station Reconstruction projects. Both stations are currently being designed. RTA sets aside 1 percent of the construction cost for public art...more

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