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Location and public transit accessibility ? a tale of 3 corporate moves in Northeast Ohio

Brad Chase  |  09/23/11 @ 1:00pm  |  Posted in Transit, Transportation choices

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Three recent corporate relocations call into question how public transportation can best play a role in getting Northeast Ohio workers to and from work in an environmentally preferred, economically and time efficient manner. Eaton Corp. announced in 2008 that it planned to move its world headquarters from Downtown Cleveland to the Eastern Suburbs in the the I-271 corridor. American Greetings announced...more

Cleveland passes Complete Streets: Parsing ODOT's 'cost more' quote

Marc Lefkowitz  |  09/20/11 @ 2:00pm  |  Posted in Transportation choices

Cleveland City Council adopted Complete Streets legislation last night. The city is now in the company of 283 cities and Metropolitan Planning Organizations with Complete Streets policies. And it joins a more exclusive group-only a few cities have successfully tied together Complete and Green Streets through legislation. What are Complete Streets? Complete Streets are "designed and operated to enable safe access for...more

The Bike Rack soft launches; going car-free in Cle

Marc Lefkowitz  |  08/25/11 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Biking, Transportation choices

· We've been waiting oh so patiently for our invitation to arrive in the mail for the grand opening of The Bike Rack, downtown Cleveland's first bike station (it was slated to open in the spring). Not only will bike commuters have secured parking, showers and lockers for a monthly membership fee (once they're accepting members; apparently, it will be...more

Making Complete Streets real in Cleveland

Marc Lefkowitz  |  08/16/11 @ 3:00pm  |  Posted in Transportation choices, Transform

Cleveland is preparing to join the ranks of cities investing in transportation as a good purchased by all taxpayers, including those who use the roadways by 'non-motorized' modes (biking, walking and transit, for example). Assuming the whole council votes the same way a joint health and transportation committee did yesterday, by January 2012, Complete and Green Streets will be the law...more

Cleveland Council considers Complete and Green Streets

Marc Lefkowitz  |  08/15/11 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Transportation choices, Transform

· A joint committee of Cleveland City Council (Transportation + Sustainability) will hear the case for a Complete and Green Streets ordinance for city-built projects today at 1 p.m. at City Hall (open to the public). The committee is looking for testimony from cyclists, health advocates, seniors, the disabled and others impacted by designs that promote safer streets for all...more

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