A couple of months ago, we wrote about Clevelanders protesting
a $450 million rebuilding of the city’s Innerbelt Bridge that fails to
include bike and pedestrian access. Since then, the Ohio Department of
Transportation has dug in its heels,
saying that there is no time to make any amendments to the
environmental impact statement on the project before a March 2 deadline.
Ohio DOT says this concept drawing of a bike-ped path on the Innerbelt Bridge does not convey a realistic expectation. Image: GreenCityBlueLake We’ve got an update today on a storyline we’ve been following for months: The Ohio Department of Transportation’s refusal to build a path for biking and walking when they replace Cleveland’s I-90 Innerbelt […]
Today from Streetsblog Network member GreenCityBlueLake, an update on the push to include bicycle and pedestrian facilities on a reconstructed Innerbelt Bridge over the Cuyahoga River — an accommodation that the Ohio DOT has been resisting. In the latest development, Rep. Dennis Kucinich has stepped up his involvement. From GCBL: Will calls for a bike […]
Today on the Streetsblog Network, we’ve got the story of some bicyclists who turned out in the bitter cold last weekend to rally for a bike path to be included in the reconstruction of the I-90 Innerbelt Bridge. Advocates have been pushing for such a path, which would give bikers a direct route from some […]
People on bikes finally have some space of their own on the Detroit-Superior Bridge. The outer eastbound lane is being converted into a bike lane, linking downtown Cleveland to two thriving retail districts and two large public housing complexes.
“Wow, it’s dark,” I thought as I rode across the 6th Street bridge the other night. “Why are all the lights off?” I had just left the public briefing on the 6th Street Viaduct Replacement Project where representatives from the Bureau of Engineering (BOE), the contractors Skanska & Stacy/Witbeck, and the Public Arts Advisory Committee […]