Regional News

Lakefront access investments continuing through collaboration and creativity  

If you’ve ever been to Baltimore or Chicago and looked at the waterfront, you might have thought, “Why can’t we do this along Lake Erie?” “Well, we can do this,’’ said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. “Chicago and Baltimore each have a couple of miles of lakefront access. We can have 30 miles of lakefront …

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Grab your shoes and focus on trade with the Port of Cleveland

October 7, 2021 With the resurgence of growth in Cleveland’s distribution, logistics, manufacturing, retail and trade industries, Foreign Trade Zones are now an economic competitiveness tool in every U.S. state and Puerto Rico. Greater Cleveland Partnership’s alignment with the Port of Cleveland can streamline the process and minimize costs associated with these activities.   Join us …

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Using the moon to address Earth’s digital inequality

October 5, 2021 Most Americans take access to reliable, fast wireless internet (Wi-Fi) for granted. Yet, in underserved communities, reliable internet access can be as elusive as it is on the Moon. NASA is working to solve both challenges. Digital inequality or inadequate internet access is a socioeconomic concern across the United States, and the pandemic …

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Great Lakes Commission and partners release action plan for growing Great Lakes Blue Economy

September 29, 2021 Ann Arbor, Mich. – An action plan released today recommends building blocks for growing the Great Lakes basin economy by leveraging the economic potential of the region’s freshwater resources. Leaders from more than 50 Great Lakes agencies and organizations, convened by the Great Lakes Commission (GLC), developed the action plan as roadmap …

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Congratulations, Cleveland Metroparks! “Best in the Nation” for Parks and Rec Management

September 21, 2021 Cleveland Metroparks is the winner of the 2021 National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The award, which was announced at the 2021 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, is the highest national honor in the parks and recreation field. Parks …

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Port of Cleveland addresses global supply chain issues with vessel

September 16, 2021 The Port of Cleveland this month responded to global supply chain problems by expanding the Cleveland-Europe Express service with a container-only vessel. This is the first Great Lakes container-only shipping route to and from Europe. When the Cleveland-Europe Express service first launched in 2014, the Port used multi-purpose vessels to manage both …

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