Tag Archives: Sprawl

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 »

children at water park

Welcome to tropical Cleveland, part 2: The social & political roots of heat-related mortality

In my last post, I explored some recent research that outlined projections of climate change in Cleveland and its potential to drive an increase in heat waves. But climate/weather is… Read more »