University Circle is taking seriously the commitments that the City of Cleveland and the regional transportation agency, NOACA, have made in establishing goals to reduce carbon emissions from buildings and transportation, according to consultants helping them manage growth while introducing alternative transportation services in the quickly developing district.
Blog › Transportation choices
University Circle has a parking problem—it has too much. More specifically, it has too much parking 90% of the time, and not enough smart technology (yet) being deployed for the few, peak hours when visitors and residents might compete for one of the district’s 35,000 on- and off-street parking spaces. That can be fixed. Without falling back on the expensive option...
Cleveland’s marathon pursuit of its first separated bike lane (aka “cycle track”) passed two very important hurdles last night, and is ready to enter the home stretch.
NOACA, the regional agency which shepherds in plans for transportation, air and water quality, started updating its policies and shifting priorities—from an enabler of a car-centric transportation system to one that reflects a fiscal austerity of a state still feeling the effects of the recession—at its quarterly board meeting today.
The pace of Cleveland’s progress in painting bike lanes has picked up since the passage of its 2011 Complete Streets law, and since the city announced last year that it was setting a goal to build 80 miles of bikeways by 2017. When the city resurfaces streets, bike lanes must be considered. (Not every street gets the upgrade—the likelihood is...
Your location can cost or save >
See if your neighborhood is costing or saving you more than the average
Eco-friendly landscapes >
We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve