How NE Ohio communities are building small transit solutions to solve big issue of sprawl
MOVE Lorain County highlights successes, solutions
Its hours and service area were expanded in 2021 after Oberlin won a $100,000 Paradox Prize grant from The Fund for Our Economic Future. Now rides are available 15 hours each weekday, carrying passengers north to state Route 254 and east to Abbe Road and state Route 57. Continue the full story here.
More and more jobs throughout Northeast Ohio are hiring but for many, the struggle of finding applicants remains. While incentives are helping get new hires through the door, getting to and from the job may be the biggest barrier in keeping employees.
A joint project between the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and The Centers for Families and Children provided 12 months of free monthly transit passes to workforce development program participants.
WCT is a direct outgrowth of Community Action Wayne/Medina’s participation in the Fund for Our Economic Future’s Paradox Prize. After winning a $100,000 Paradox Prize grant, the agency kicked off a pilot program in December 2019 to provide on-demand van transportation to low-income Wayne County residents needing a lift to work.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Vibrant NEO Board – also known as the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium – has scheduled its virtual 2021 Campion Awards for Nov. 18. The event to be held from noon to 1 p.m. recognizes top stewards in northeastern Ohio who are leading the region to be more equitable, sustainable and…
MetroHealth is developing “healthy living” supports for its employees too, O’Keeffe said, most recently by subsidizing the commutes of participants in a two-pronged public transit pilot.
The church vans have connected 100 workers, who are mostly Black and live in Cleveland’s mid-to-south side, to well-paying manufacturing jobs in the suburbs.
The program — one of eight winning pilots recognized as part of the Fund for Our Economic Future’s Paradox Prize — enables companies to provide transit passes to employees so they can travel to and from work for free using either Laktran’s fixed bus routes or Dial-a-Ride, its Uber-like, on-demand, door-to-door service.