I knew everyone in my neighborhood until I learned to drive
Urbanists hate SUVs. But instead of seeing SUV buyers as the problem, perhaps we start seeing them as victims of a toxically American style of development sprawl
See a basic intersection through the eyes of a bike commuter
Take a look at this protected pathway from a parking lot to an entrance. This needs to be the model for all parking in the US.
Rochester adds another piece to the network of connected public spaces along the mighty Genesee River
In the country that leads the world in natural resource consumption, it is decidedly time to reevaluate what we really “need.”
So often, we dictate what goes where in our cities. But once in a while, a space inspires us to understand what it begs to be.
The stigma around the kick scooter is a shame, because it might be the simplest and most powerful urban equity transportation solution ever created
Rochester’s RocTheRiverway campaign activates another puzzle piece, reconnecting residents and visitors to the mighty Genesee River
A small space in an Upstate New York urban core that makes you want to stop and stay for a while
What we don’t know about the history of American cities could fill a healthy-sized textbook. Here’s why that book doesn’t exist…
New bike commuters often ask me about riding on the sidewalk as an alternative to our fear-inducing roads. Here’s my answer…
How a laundromat reminded me of why urbanism is so important
Schenectady continues to be one of my favorite Upstate NY destinations
There’s always one… a forward thinking public event about our cities’ future is hijacked by a man gasping to remain relevant in a changing world