Euclid Avenue is living up to its HealthLine moniker. The group leading the charge for complete streets is reporting that money flowed and safety improved from 37 completed projects, including Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue. Completed in 2008, before the city had a complete streets law, the impact of the Euclid Corridor Transportation Project goes beyond the growing figure of $5.8 billion of...
Blog › Transportation choices
When complete streets landed in Cleveland more than three years ago, it created a ripple that is being felt now in the suburbs.
Imagine instead of retiring to a golf community, you had the choice of a small house in a beautiful park located on a reforested lot in Cleveland. Or in a community on a sustainable farm in the Cuyahoga Valley surrounded by forest on all sides. Is it a utopian dream? Or the new American dream?
Ask Clevelanders, what is the most important environmental story in the city’s history? Most will tell of the burning river and how it raised a national awareness of the environment. But, there is another important moment in Cleveland history that, like the last fire in 1969, can and perhaps should shape our thinking today.
The TOD Standard bearers at the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) think they’ve found the answer to how sustainable a development can be. The ITDP, founded in 1985, is a high-powered think tank on “environmentally sustainable and equitable transportation policies and projects worldwide.” Its current board is lead by Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, and includes...more
Social media feed
- The answer is technically ‘yes’ (at least, we’re very close to finding out). https://t.co/wmE5qVlHT8
about 7 hours ago via Twitter
- #transit in #Cleveland is a major part of this report. Shld be interesting. https://t.co/4ouEpuLEao
a day ago via Twitter
- Akron is about to resuscitate its dead mall for all the wrong reasons. https://t.co/r8g8dQs929
a day ago via Twitter
10 ways to stay cool and save >
See these tips to beat the heat and save money.
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve
10 best ecological restoration >
Cities are healthier as a whole when nature is invited in.