Over the last decade, complete streets have been firmly established with urban planners, biking, transit and health advocates as a central tenet to improved access and safety on roads largely built for the convenience of cars.
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138 Clevelanders were killed by a motor vehicle while walking on area streets between 2005 and 2014, Smart Growth America reports in Dangerous by Design 2016.
Active transportation, writes the Ohio Department of Transportation, is: "Human-powered transportation that engages people in healthy physical activity while they travel from place to place. People walking, bicycling, using strollers, wheelchairs/mobility devices, skateboarding, and rollerblading are engaged in active transportation. Active transportation supports transit use, since many people reach transit stops using active travel modes. The benefits of active transportation include reducing health risks...
Today’s (11 a.m.) dedication of the $50 million Public Square renovation highlights the importance of pedestrian space in cities. It is a major investment in a public space that de-emphasizes the car, right in the center of Cleveland. Cars and buses will no longer drive north and south on Ontario Avenue. East-West is reserved for buses on Superior Avenue during rush...
It doesn’t take rocket science to figure out why Ohio metros lag behind peer cities in the Midwest building the bike lanes, walkable streets, and new transit service that are the hallmarks of Millennial talent attraction.
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