In a June 2014 interview with GCBL, Northeast Ohio’s top transportation official, Grace Gallucci, promised sweeping reforms and a new era of fiscal responsibility at NOACA. A former budget director at RTA, Gallucci said that the region needs to align its priorities with the rest of the country’s. Job one would be to bring existing roads into a state of...
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When Cleveland passed its Complete Streets ordinance in 2011, it was hailed as a watershed moment. The city was struggling, as it is now, to meet the needs of a large population living in poverty and also attract new, younger residents. Complete Streets presented possibilities for both.
By now, you've probably heard that University Circle is doing a transportation study. Formally, it’s called the Moving Greater University Circle Transportation & Mobility Study. But, what is it? And how exactly could it help make University Circle a more inviting place to walk, bike, take transit, or drive? We spoke to David Fields, Principal of Nelson/Nygaard, the planning firm that...
We caught up with Joe Calabrese, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority GM/CEO, about the challenges and opportunities for Ohio’s largest public transit agency. We asked Calabrese to consider: What will make transit an essential part of daily life for more people in Greater Cleveland? What makes transit successful especially when major projects like Public Square and Opportunity Corridor are proposed? When will Congress and...
In 2013, The Ohio Legislature was asked to consider if its $7 million contribution to keep 61 transit systems and 115 million bus and train rides going every year was fair? The House asked ODOT to look at doing more. San Francisco firm Nelson Nygaard was brought in to study how and where the state could close the gap.
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