When we revisited Montreal, Canada it reminded me of what I like about cities, especially those that strike a balance between density and livability.
Sure, transit has been perpetually underfunded in Ohio. But a big reason transit suffers is because of low-density development that follows highways into farmlands and forests at the metropolitan edge. A deliberate effort to sprawl rather than redevelop dense nodes works against transit.
For the last decade, Ohio has dropped transit funding by double digits, ignoring the national trend of driving-less young adults moving to cities and valuing freedom of mobility above ownership. The results have gone exactly as predicted. Fewer people can afford to ride transit and buses don’t come as often because RTA was asked to effectively operate in the red...
Cleveland Heights wrote the best Complete Streets policy in the country in 2018.
How significant is it that Falter is the title of Bill McKibben’s new book rather than an equally worthy—but perhaps anachronistic name—like Rise?
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- It?s like bringing a souvenir from Europe home to your city https://t.co/mLxQP9eDUe
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- 10 years ago Cleveland launched its most ambitious sustainability initiative. To dream up a #greencitybluelake refl? https://t.co/ctE4cAd74y
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- I?m not giving it up. We are going to do something (Sustainable Cleveland) in 2020. ? Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson https://t.co/9lB7qFEwkp
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