In our last post, we wrote about cities like Cleveland that “hide” their good points when they don’t make their proximity known. We also wrote recently about the immense value to cities that plant street trees. Streets with tree canopies and cities with a well-placed wayfinding system will reveal Cleveland's “secrets,” encourage discovery on foot, and keep nature close to...
Cleveland and its visitor's bureau are working on a Seamless Cleveland wayfinding system that will connect the city's great destinations by foot, bike, bus, trolley and train.
During a recent trip to Tijuana, Mexico landscape designer, Armando Ramos, who is fighting for the creation of a central park within the borders of his city of 1.7 million inhabitants, made a connection between nature and math. The World Health Organization has calculated that we all need to breath 360 liters of oxygen a day, he said, adding that it...
It seems like every city in the U.S. has a plan or a conversation going about building density and walkability back into their downtowns. In 2009, the federal government acknowledged the historic shift back to cities, America's reduction in driving and the need to build vibrant places that are less car dependent with a new, billion dollar sustainable transportation fund.
Every March, fans from sustainable transportation web site, Streetsblog, dutifully fill in their brackets for a tournament they call “Parking Madness.” Participants send in their pictures of enormous parking lots that look at home at a suburban big box center. Except they come from places like St. Louis, Tulsa (the 2013 champion), El Paso, Buffalo, and Cleveland.
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