On an early September evening, about a dozen neighbors gathered in the backyard of Phil and Christina Buck on Cleveland’s west side for a meet-and-greet with City Council president and mayoral candidate Kevin Kelley. The candidate, dressed casually in a short-sleeve shirt and leaning forward in his lawn chair, listened intently as an Ohio City resident complained about absentee landlords.
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By neglecting a proposal for complete and green streets in Cleveland, opponents thought they were killing it. Yet now, after a year of delays, the proposal is moving forward. No one, though, is rejoicing. At least, not yet.
The city of Cleveland has announced plans to spend $3.3 million on a new streetscape aimed at calming traffic on Franklin Boulevard. It made substantial changes after receiving community feedback, but some residents are concerned about the elimination of raised crosswalks.