2018 was notable for having the highest national rates of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities since 1990, but it was significant locally for another reason. It’s when Cleveland Heights’ City Council approved a Complete Streets policy aimed at making the city’s streets safer and more accommodating for pedestrians, cyclists and others who want to get around town without getting into a car.

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The Lake “Eerie” Bike Challenge has begun, and you can join in, if so inclined. Our Municipal Planning Organization (MPO), the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), is encouraging you to log on and ask coworkers, friends, and family to log all bike commutes throughout October on Gohio Commute. When you or others log a…

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The annual Heights Bicycle Coalition’s Holiday Party on Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m. will include a presentation by the ciCLEvia organization, recognition of local Roll Models, and an update on HBC’s work. CiCLEvia is part of the global Open Streets movement that temporarily closes streets to cars and opens them for people-powered movement. The name…

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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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Lois Moss from Walk and Roll has been working with the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)  on a bicycle safety initiative. Communities across the greater Cleveland area are candidates to receive funding from ODOT to help educate cyclists to help lower bike/car crashes. Richard Wong, Cleveland Heights’…

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