The Circle-Heights Bike Plan aims to improve the connection for people walking, biking and taking transit between east-side suburbs and University Circle. The plan recently concluded that more and better infrastructure would attract new riders. The city of Cleveland Heights has followed up on one of the plan’s big recommendations. In March, it applied for federal grants for a bike...
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Jason Segedy, the head of Akron regional planning organization, AMATS, is calling for a shift in thinking about transportation to emphasize fiscal responsibility.
Has Cleveland’s Complete and Green Streets law changed the way the city designs streets? Evidence is starting to build that the law, passed in 2011, is being applied to major road projects. But, challenges remain, including local resistance to bike infrastructure and awaited guidance for the city’s traffic engineers who are being asked to adopt new ways of thinking about streets...
Fourteen communities on Cleveland’s east side share a boundary and the distinction of being in the Eastside Greenway, a proposed network of parks and districts linked by greenspace and bike infrastructure. But to the cyclist cruising from Glenville to North Chagrin Reservation or the suburban runner training for a marathon, the communities may as well be one. Great greenway networks...
Ohioans for Transportation Choice coalition asked lawmakers recently to support vibrant cities—to move more people to work and to keep our air clean—by making a fair allocation of $75 million (from the billions we spend on transportation every year). We're asking for a modest 2% of the budget to invest in better transit connections and walkable cities. For more background, see the...
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