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October 24, 2019, 7am PDT
As cities across the U.S. commit to ambitious climate actions, they're seeking effective ways to engage with local communities.
Yale Climate Connections
October 24, 2019, 6am PDT
The 20th century roots of equity planning, born in Cleveland, are evolving to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Portland provides a case study of that evolution.
Shareable
October 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Cleveland will hope to reap environmental and economic rewards by spending $1 million a year to regrow its tree canopy.
Cleveland.com
August 14, 2019, 10am PDT
In July, a local nonprofit closed down an entire street in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland for a placemaking experiment that had to be partially dismantled before the three-month duration of the program was complete.
The Plain Dealer
August 8, 2019, 6am PDT
Startups are increasingly abandoning the suburban office park to try their luck in denser urban cores. According to this study, good transit is one factor behind that trend. But it's not the only one.
CityLab
July 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
On the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River catching fire in Cleveland, it's a good time for urban river keepers everywhere to reevaluate their work and redouble their efforts to make safe and healthy rivers for everyone.
The Boston Globe
July 1, 2019, 6am PDT
The U.S. Senate still needs to approve the bill that would spend $5 million in initial funding for the Great Lakes Hyperloop System.
Crain's Cleveland Business
June 26, 2019, 12pm PDT
One of the great environmental success stories in the nation, manifested by the joy of paddling a river.
Cleveland.com
April 26, 2019, 1pm PDT
Planners like the idea of blocking car traffic on Shaker Boulevard through Shaker Square in Cleveland, The public is less sure.
The Plain Dealer
April 23, 2019, 6am PDT
Change was slow to come to a neighborhood in Cleveland, but not everyone is pleased with what a new riverside bike path will bring with it.
Cleveland.com
April 22, 2019, 11am PDT
The Cleveland City Council is considering legislation that would launch a process of re-examining the city's tax abatement program.
ideastream
April 10, 2019, 11am PDT
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority faces constant threats of budget cuts and service reductions, but its impact on the regional economic is vast.
Metro Magazine
March 23, 2019, 5am PDT
An environmental success story from Ohio.
PhysOrg
February 8, 2019, 7am PST
An online survey has launched the process for redesigning the Regional Transit Authority's bus system in Cuyahoga County.
The Plain Dealer
November 16, 2018, 2pm PST
Cleveland neighborhoods were coded to help real estate investors, but the result is a map that harks back to old discriminatory housing practices, say critics.
CityLab
November 8, 2018, 11am PST
The bus rapid transit route known as the HealthLine has been in operation in Cleveland for ten years, with a measurably positive impact on the city, measured in development investment.
The Plain Dealer
November 6, 2018, 8am PST
The first examples of bus rapid transit built int he United States, all within the last ten years, are improving speeds and outperforming ridership projections, according to analysis by Streetsblog USA.
Streetsblog USA
October 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
While much of the news focuses on declining population and vacant homes, Cleveland and Akron have quietly outperformed many other cities on quality of life.
Crain's Cleveland Business
September 28, 2018, 10am PDT
The findings of a new report might run counter to common perceptions about Cleveland's shrinking population. Downtown Cleveland could, and should, provide more housing opportunities, according to the report.
The Plain Dealer
September 26, 2018, 7am PDT
Volunteers in Cleveland suburb, Euclid, undertook a traffic calming and beautification project on one of the city's downtown streets.
Cleveland Plain Dealer