Cleveland got more than a few finger wags from the nation's leading smart growth advocate. Cleveland has its “hot spots” of growth that attract new residents. The common bond is their walkability, said Smart Growth America President, Calvin Gladney, speaking at the Cleveland City Club.
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This week, we take a second look at the Center for Neighborhood Technology’s 2011 “Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Transit (BUILT) in Ohio” report. In it, CNT explains how Greater Cleveland over build its infrastructure, which led to across-the-board vulnerabilities during the Recession. CNT’s plan, which still holds, is to kick start the moribund real estate market by turning from expansion...
What is the bottom line for Vibrant NEO 2040: A vision, framework and action products for our future? We spent some time with the encyclopedic, final report compiled by the $4 million Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium (NEOSCC) and discovered, it has a lot to offer the region, including a vision for a more sustainable future. The 219-page, coffee table-size book...
As the ‘citizen’ planning effort, VibrantNEO, nears the finish line —and presents this month its vision for a more sustainable Northeast Ohio—ultimate success will rely on answering questions like this:
Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) capped two decades as the champion of smart growth with its 21st annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah—the site of the largest state investment in transit anywhere in the U.S.
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