University Circle is studying how to reduce the impact of cars as it gets more urban in its development. The conclusions from the first phase of a landmark study were discussed this week by the major institutions that have the most at stake. The transportation demand management study conducted by the firm NelsonNygaard is looking at where and how the district’s...
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The plan seemed simple enough. The three of us urban types would meet at John’s house near the Shoreway for a three-hour tour of the region’s premier example of a lifestyle center, Crocker Park, and infill development, Battery Park. An online conversation about “authenticity”—finding that ineffable quality that speaks to the quirk of a place or perhaps pays respect to...
For years, Northeast Ohio transportation planner, NOACA, has acted as a quiet but powerful force expanding the region outward. Recently, though, NOACA has signaled a desire to become more fiscally and environmentally responsible.
If you could bottle the bootstrap ingenuity of Better Block founder Jason Roberts and the vision of former Madison, WI mayor “Citizen” Dave Cieslewicz it would be a rare vintage indeed.
Sustainability is not a straight line. Progress sometimes feels as random as a coin flip. Tails, and you get Opportunity Corridor. Ohio freezing its renewable energy policy. Cleveland losing a grant to build an off-shore wind farm. The sprawl forecast from VibrantNEO. Heads for Sustainable Cleveland 2019, and its long list of spin off projects. The growth of downtown and urban neighborhoods....
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