Tag Archives: Development

How one can actually account for air quality when designing bike lanes

Last May, I wrote a post about the need to account for air quality issues when designing bike infrastructure. In it, I argued: With all this in mind, the concept… Read more »

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When it comes to Public Square, where have all the bollards gone?

Last week, Mayor Frank Jackson and Chief of Police Calvin Williams sent separate letters to the Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Federal Transit Administration acting head Carolyn Flowers, respectively,… Read more »

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Does sprawl make the urban heat island effect worse?

A few weeks ago, NASA officially announced that the record-breaking, “Godzilla” El Niño event that dominated much of our weather over the past year plus had finally come to an end…. Read more »

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Actually, fuel economy standards are a great way to tackle carbon emissions

It feels like it’s been ages since I wrote a post taking down something that someone else has written. I get the impression that is what people enjoy on the World… Read more »

Don’t blame it on the rain: On the root causes of Northeast Ohio’s flooding problems

“Après moi, le déluge” – King Louis XV (1710-1774) Northeast Ohio has a flooding problem, as anyone affected by the severe storms last evening can attest. The region has experienced at… Read more »