Ohio’s $7 billion roadbuilding budget is a sop to highways of dubious value—chief among them the $429 million “bypass” of the town of Portsmouth (pop. 20,000). But it may be the last gasp of a dying industry. When Congress last approved a transportation bill, in 2012, it came with an important caveat —the Highway Trust Fund is insolvent; time for some...
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We’ve looked over Ohio’s five-year, $7 billion transportation budget and found it lacking any real vision for how to make the state more sustainable. Sustainable transportation leads to vibrant cities and towns; it needn't encourage more driving on an ever-expanding network of highways and roads.
To great fanfare, a mixed-use development slated to go over a surface parking lot in the heart of University Circle got the green light this week. The Intesa development secured backing from the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority to build an 11-story residential tower with 196 apartments and a 470-space parking garage in the first phase of the project. A later phase...
People often ask me what’s the greenest car to buy. Well, I just went through the car-buying process myself, so here are some tips from my experience.
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...
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