Blog › NEO Sustainable Communities


What kind of sustainable future do you want?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/24/12 @ 12:00pm  |  Posted in NEO Sustainable Communities

What good is regionalism if you can't have an honest conversation among peers about what's going wrong? The latest large-scale regionalism conversation-Vibrant NEO-started with a collection of data on how we've developed in the last 40 years and how we're projected to grow in the next decade. It's Conditions and Trends Platform does a nice job assembling important information like...more

NEOSCC Launches Conditions and Trends Platform

 |  06/28/12 @ 5:00am  |  Posted in NEO Sustainable Communities

The Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium is pleased to announce the launch of our Conditions and Trends Platform! Since you are reading this, chances are that you call Northeast Ohio home and care what happens to this region. You aren't alone. [img_assist|nid=11181|title=Housing and Transportation Index for Northeast Ohio|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=155] All of us who live in Northeast Ohio have things we love about this region....more

Where's the next Euclid Corridor?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  04/28/12 @ 2:00pm  |  Posted in NEO Sustainable Communities

For the past year and a half, the massive Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium has chewed over what we need to do differently as a 12-county region. There are a plenty of smart people in the room who can speak at length about how our current low density, high-energy pattern of development is the cause of so much damage to...more

The vexing affordable housing question

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/29/12 @ 4:00pm  |  Posted in NEO Sustainable Communities

What will it take for Northeast Ohio to get housing options that are affordable and closer to an exclusive set of suburban highway developments where jobs are going? Affordable housing was discussed at this week's NEO Sustainable Communities Board Meeting. Our current pattern of development is to scatter redundant jobs in 'growth' sectors like healthcare to bland, car-dependent places. New highway...more

Who's tending our vision for a more vibrant future?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  03/28/12 @ 1:00pm  |  Posted in NEO Sustainable Communities

The Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium is trying to come up with a plan that rethinks how and where we develop in a 12-county region so that we can be more vibrant and attractive. Right now, they're researching existing conditions, such as how many roads have been built since 1980, and where are jobs located relative to affordable housing. The...more

Filter by RSS

Social media feed

Ten water saving tips

Ten water saving tips >

We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve

10 ways to stay cool and save

10 ways to stay cool and save >

See these tips to beat the heat and save money.

10 best ecological restoration

10 best ecological restoration >

Cities are healthier as a whole when nature is invited in.