Ohio

A recent report collects data from the experience of cities using land banks as a method for addressing vacant and blighted properties.
4 days ago   Community Progress Blog
ProMedica is a locally owned nonprofit healthcare organization that is in the process of moving 900 employees from various suburban locations in the Toledo area into its newly renovated riverfront headquarters in Downtown Toledo.
Nov 14, 2014   The Toledo Blade
Jason Segedy has published a long, brutally frank look at blight and vacant properties, especially at the underappreciated culprit for the woes of so many shrinking cities around the Rust Belt: household decline.
Nov 11, 2014   Notes from the Underground
We've covered a wide variety of ballot measures that appeared on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. While the media has focused greatly on Congressional and gubernatorial outcomes, we'll look at the results of the state and local measures we've covered here.
Nov 6, 2014   T4America Blog
"After a few years of progress, a new national ranking of state energy efficiency policies confirms that Ohio is now falling fast behind competing states," reports David Beach.
Nov 3, 2014   Green City Blue Lake
A recent post identifies a sweet spot in the urban market: affordable cities like Cincinnati and others in the Rust Belt that provide an attractive alternative to more expensive, if more famous, cities on the coasts.
Nov 1, 2014   New Geography
A rainwater retention facility in Cleveland represents a small step forward with a controversial 25-year, $3 billion plan to clean Lake Erie.
Oct 30, 2014   Cleveland.com
The Ohio Department of Transportation is looking for feedback from the public on how best to expand services to meet growing demand despite an ongoing shortage of funding.
Oct 22, 2014   The Cleveland Plain Dealer
A surprise opening in September has given way to ridership that exceeds expectations for Cincinnati's fledgling Red Bikes bikeshare system.
Oct 19, 2014   Local 12
An article surveys Lima, Ohio's long-term residents, politicians, and economy to weave a narrative tracing the ups and downs of the shrinking small town.
Oct 16, 2014   Rolling Stone
The Central Parkway Cycle Track is open in Cincinnati, having overcome the controversies that almost led to the project's demise.
Oct 15, 2014   Urban Cincy