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Marc Lefkowitz  |  11/20/12 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Green buildings, Transportation choices

What will it take to create a more sustainable Greater Cleveland? How can we shape the major funding and planning opportunies here today to ensure a more fulfilling future for ourselves and our children?

New ideas for bike lanes<br />Bike Cleveland would like Lakewood to paint a bike lane with hatch marks indicating door zones on Madison Avenue Access for all<br />ODOT is looking for ideas for Ohio's transportation systemImproving Cedar Hill<br />The Circle-Heights Bike plan considers how to make Cedar Road more bike friendly

How far can we take transit

Marc Lefkowitz  |  11/08/12 @ 3:00pm  |  Posted in Transit, Transportation choices

As our cities grow, the challenge of how to comfortably and efficiently get from place to place defines the quality of our experience. So, what about transit—what part does it play for the 82 percent of Americans living in an urban place?

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Blogging from SXSW Eco: Cleveland takes the stage

Marc Lefkowitz  |  10/03/12 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Vibrant cities, Transportation choices, Transform

Great start to SXSW Eco—the high (green) powered meeting in Austin, Texas—as Cleveland’s own David Jurca shared lessons from Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative’s Pop Up City product—this April’s Complete and Green Street demonstration, Pop Up Rockwell.

Pop up Rockwell<br />

Remember when we talked about capping the Cleveland Innerbelt?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  09/27/12 @ 12:00pm  |  Posted in Transportation choices, Transform

Under construction<br />The new, Cleveland Innerbelt Bridge

“Does Louisville Need More Highways?” is so relevant to Cleveland that you could easily swap what’s happening here in to that headline. We too are suffering from another short-sighted decision to spend billions on a highway that was built on the premise that it would bring more business to the city and unclog the roads—two myths the Times article challenges. The...more

The long road to renewable powered EVs: Is it the highest leverage opportunity?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  06/05/12 @ 3:00pm  |  Posted in Transportation choices

· Ohio is an urban state, and that should align well with the deployment of electric vehicles. With a range of a few hundred miles, a charging station connected to the grid would always be in reach. Green Energy Ohio and Clean Fuels Ohio want to talk about a game changer – renewable energy charging stations. Their EV road trip...more

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