While Washington starts to act on climate change—with the Senate voting to give money "to the economic and national security threats posed by human-induced climate change” (bi-partisan support included Senator Rob Portman)—Ohio is still frozen.
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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...
Cleveland has improved its bike development focus in the last two years. It considers bikes in more of its road projects, and is starting to build a network for cycling. In part, we can thank a 2011 Complete Streets law which grass roots advocates worked with the city to get adopted. Since then, local advocate, Bike Cleveland, has rallied the community—like...
Marc Lefkowitz | 03/20/15 @ 1:00pm
As Ohio considers upping its highway speediness to 75 mph and a transportation budget that encourages more driving, it begs the question: what are the economic reasons for doing so? Is the strategy to make Ohio’s metropolitan areas more competitive or to build a truck-stop state? When it comes to policy, speed is arguably less important than using transportation to drive...
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