A 2.7% increase on Ohio Turnpike Tolls and the new bonds that revenue will generate will not be enough to repair Ohio's aging road and bridge network, so a task force will recommend strategies - one of which must be elimination of the gas excise tax.
Jul 2, 2013 The Plain Dealer
This week, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald unveiled how he and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson would like to spend the nearly $100 million in surplus revenues that had been set aside for a downtown project. Steven Litt likes what he heard.
Jun 7, 2013 The Plain Dealer
With new bike paths, regional trails, and renovated parks, Cleveland is catering to bikes and pedestrians, says Steven Litt. He explains how this "car town" is "undergoing a revolution in attitudes toward public space, city streets and walkability."
Mar 11, 2013 The Plain Dealer
For the first time in modern history, Cleveland's inner city is growing faster than its outer city and county, reports Robert L. Smith.
Apr 29, 2012 The Plain Dealer
Executives of Rock Gaming LLC and its partner, Caesars Entertainment Corp, are hoping to revitalize Cleveland's downtown nightlife and create connections with nearby businesses by building Horseshoe Casino Cleveland.
Oct 18, 2011 The Plain Dealer
Despite the unfortunate timing of its renovation, Cleveland's Euclid corridor continues to drive development for the city.
Dec 4, 2009 The Plain Dealer
<p>As part of a mixed use development proposal, the 1971 Marcel Breuer-designed office tower in Cleveland would become a boutique hotel and residences. The adjacent Cleveland Trust rotunda, designed by G. B. Post & Sons, would become the hotel's lobby.</p>
Jan 19, 2008 The Plain Dealer
<p>Growth and urban development are posing significant threats to air quality in Northeast Ohio, and many planners are looking at ways to reduce the threats.</p>
Dec 28, 2007 The Plain Dealer
<p>A group of suburban mayors in the Cleveland area have proposed combining many of their cities' services to create a regional government structure they say will improve the area's economy and community planning.</p>
Apr 24, 2007 The Plain Dealer
<p>Representatives from seven Northeast Ohio counties are looking to form a regional partnership that would include tax-sharing, comprehensive regional planning and an equitable distribution of service and affordable housing.</p>
Dec 22, 2006 The Plain Dealer