Tag Archives: Sprawl

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Air pollution adds to a number of Cleveland’s ills. So why does no one talk about it?

A few weeks ago, Rachel Dissell and Brie Zeltner from The Plain Dealer released their roughly 26-part series, “Toxic Neglect,” which provided an incredible deep dive into the City of Cleveland’s… Read more »

Karachi’s Heat Wave a Sign of Future Challenges to Pakistan’s Fragile Democracy

Karachi, the world’s second largest city by population, is emerging from the grips of a deadly heatwave. A persistent low pressure system camped over the Arabian Sea stifled ocean breezes and… Read more »

Cleveland is finally raising its parking rates, but they’re still way too low

William F. Buckley, the legendary publisher of The National Review, famously wrote that “a conservative is someone who is standing athwart history, yelling Stop.” If that’s the case, I guess that makes… 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 »

bus stop at route 237 & Eastland Road

When your state doesn’t fund public transportation, you end up with this

Jason Segedy, the remarkably progressive Director of the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Akron area, has the full text of an interview he did… Read more »

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5 ways the Opportunity Corridor is like Keystone XL

Angie Schmidt has a post on Rust Wire that explores how all large development projects in Cleveland, including the so-called Opportunity Corridor, are framed through a “jobs” lens. It’s a… Read more »