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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Building houses on previously developed land showed signs of growth in Northeast Ohio during the five year period of 2005-2009.
Walkable cities, says Jeff Speck, trump ‘drivable sub-urbanism’ in delivering economic, health and environmental benefit.
We still hold that the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium has the unenviable task of getting our region to face its demon—unchecked sprawl, fueled by highway expansion. And to acknowledge that our assets—parks within a mile for 90 percent of us and well-built city centers—are the building blocks to our future prosperity.
GreenCityBlueLake is like the central nervous system for sustainability in NEO. We don’t often blog about projects in which we’re partners, but Mobile Encounters—pop-up cultural districts in Cleveland’s Asia Village and its Ohio City neighborhood—are potentially significant. But they need your vote before they can happen.
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- TY @TheCityClub U gave us a lot to think about. https://t.co/qbV7ODtq9R
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- The answer is technically ‘yes’ (at least, we’re very close to finding out). https://t.co/wmE5qVlHT8
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- #transit in #Cleveland is a major part of this report. Shld be interesting. https://t.co/4ouEpuLEao
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