The nearly overheated way in which bike share—self-serve, two-wheel public transport—has rolled out in American cities makes even its most ardent supporters a little wary.
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When he looked recently at the long list of roads that NOACA, Northeast Ohio's transportation funder, will dole out to fix, expand or widen, GreenCityBlueLake Director David Beach wondered, what does this seemingly random list of projects add up to? Will it produce a lower-carbon transportation system?
Perhaps signaling a new era of cooperation, Cleveland and its neighbor Cleveland Heights have agreed to paint a bike lane up and “sharrows” down Edgehill Road—a popular route for hundreds of cyclists commuting between the city and its eastern suburbs.
Why should we care about Cleveland’s Complete and Green Streets (CGS) campaign? Because we all live or work on a street, and at some point contend with how safe it is to cross or travel on it.
Recently, the Ohio legislature passed the state’s $7.6 billion biennial transportation budget, initiated by Governor Kasich and signed into law on April 1st. As usual, the budget neglects transportation options, with less than one percent going towards public transit and even less towards bikeable and walkable streets, electric vehicles, freight, and commuter rail.
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