Category Archives: Engineering

Related to HBC’s Engineering Campaign, including Successful Collaboration, Bicycle-friendly Policies, Bicycle Map & Future Wayfinding, Relevant Zoning Codes, Bicycle Facilities and Combining Transit with Bicycling.

Celebrate Roll Models & Holidays – Dec. 7 at Nighttown

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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NOACA Needs You for Bike/Pedestrian Count!

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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Transportation Advisory Committee Recommends Complete Streets Policy

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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Webinar on Resident’s Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling

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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Public Meetings Seek Input on Eastside Greenway

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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Your Input is Needed on Eastside Greenway Plan

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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Updates on Cleveland Heights School Travel Plan and Transportation Advisory Committee

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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Getting Connected

In the next year or two, the Lake to Lakes Trail will connect Lake Erie to the Shaker Lakes.  This trail takes advantage of the existing Harrison-Dillard Bikeway through Rockefeller Park, past the Cultural Gardens.  After passing through University Circle, the trail winds uphill along Fairhill Road.  Currently, it ends at the Cleveland-Shaker Heights border on Fairhill. Cleveland Heights […]

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Plan to Improve Connectivity Between Cleveland Heights and University Circle Is Complete

One of the first actions of the Heights Bicycle Coalition after its formation in May 2010 was to meet with Cleveland Heights and University Circle leaders to request improved connectivity between the Heights and the Circle.  The following year was dedicated to deciding to pursue and the applying for a Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative (TLCI) planning grant from […]

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Should You Apply to Serve on the Cleveland Heights Transportation Advisory Committee?

Cleveland Heights City Council recently created a Transportation Advisory Committee and is now looking for members to serve on the TAC.  Please consider now, because applications are due by November 25! The purpose of the Committee shall be to provide a means for the community to obtain information about matters related to transportation within Cleveland […]

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