Come to a meeting where you’ll have an opportunity to affect plans to improve Taylor Road business districts and make Taylor a “complete street” that accommodates bicyclists, pedestrians and transit, in addition to cars and other motor vehicles.  Your input can make a difference.   The meeting will be in the atrium at Cleveland Heights City…

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Join us for a Holiday Party at Nighttown, 12383 Cedar Rd., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., to celebrate cycling and the holidays. Our presenters are: Brothers Vince (student at Roxboro Middle School) and Marcus (Fairfax Elementary School) have been members of the Fairfax After-School Bike Club. They will talk about the bike club…

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With the generous help of volunteers, the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) conducts bicycle and pedestrian counts throughout Northeast Ohio during the months of May and September annually. These counts are conducted in order to gauge regional and local levels of bicycling and walking, identify trends based on count data to aid the planning…

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The city of Cleveland Heights created a Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) that launched in January 2014 to improve transportation access for bicyclists, pedestrians and transit users of all ages and abilities. The TAC includes citizens and city officials and will make recommendations on transportation issues and programs to City Council. After meeting monthly since the…

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The Federal Highway Administration just released “A Resident’s Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling,” a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort. The guide is available for download at http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/ped_cmnity/. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is offering a webinar…

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A regional consortium will host a second round of public meetings to solicit feedback about the proposed Eastside Greenway. The proposed trail will connect current bicycle and pedestrian trails in 19 communities. Meetings dates are: January 28, 7-9 p.m.: Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid Ave, Cleveland January 29, 7-9 p.m.: Beachwood Public Library,…

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Please join the Heights Bicycle Coalition at Nighttown on Tuesday, October 14, at 7 p.m., to hear about the latest plans for the Cuyahoga County Eastside Greenway to connect eastside communities through a safe and convenient bike and pedestrian network. The goal of the proposed greenway is to create a unified trail network that can support alternative means of transportation. The network will close gaps…

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After several drafts, the Cleveland Heights School Travel Plan is nearly complete.  Once submitted to the Ohio Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School, the recommendations provided in this plan will be the basis for applications for infrastructure and non-infrastructure grants.  The grant applications are due on March 3.  Infrastructure improvements around the schools in the…

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