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Clevelanders want more transit, shocked by its lack of funding

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/14/12 @ 9:00am  |  Posted in Transit, Transform

In focus groups on transportation led by Natural Resources Defense Council, 70 ordinary Clevelanders across the political spectrum expressed frustration with being 'stuck' with one choice-of commute time or using anything but a car. Respondents included Republican women and Democratic men with no self-described bike advocates. Universally they said public transit, if it was convenient, would be a welcome addition...more

Streetsblog founder: Cleveland is built for more TOD

Marc Lefkowitz  |  05/10/12 @ 2:00pm  |  Posted in Transit

Streets that attract people will always be at odds with roads that move cars, even in the most walkable city in the U.S. That doesn't mean you give up the balance between the two. This is the core messages of Mark Gorton, an entrepreneur and bike commuter who grew tired of New York's unsafe streets. He told a City Club audience...more

Location and public transit accessibility ? a tale of 3 corporate moves in Northeast Ohio

Brad Chase  |  09/23/11 @ 1:00pm  |  Posted in Transit, Transportation choices

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Three recent corporate relocations call into question how public transportation can best play a role in getting Northeast Ohio workers to and from work in an environmentally preferred, economically and time efficient manner. Eaton Corp. announced in 2008 that it planned to move its world headquarters from Downtown Cleveland to the Eastern Suburbs in the the I-271 corridor. American Greetings announced...more

RTA embraces sustainability challenge, sets aggressive targets

Marc Lefkowitz  |  08/31/11 @ 2:00pm  |  Posted in Transit

I've been through the desert on a horse with no name. It felt good to be out of the rain -America In some ways the Cleveland region's public transit agency is a wanderer in the desert-it's been years since the rains of growth, and no relief's in sight. Ohio is a mirage of help, a provider of drops when a deluge would...more

Conservatives offer national plan for transit with Cleveland as the model

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/20/11 @ 1:00pm  |  Posted in Transit

Two Washington conservatives are advocating for Cleveland to be a national model for urban revitalization because, like many older cities, its infrastructure is renewable.

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