My bus route connects me to my job AND the best of my city. I’m one of the lucky ones. Imagine if public transit worked for everyone?
New York Cities are gaining population after decades of decline. It’s time for the High Speed Rail conversion to re-emerge.
Utica’s downtown Genesee Street has been re-striped from 4 lanes to 2 with a turning lane and bike lanes. As is typical with the first of these projects, community leaders are skeptical despite the positive data
Rochester adds another piece to the network of connected public spaces along the mighty Genesee River
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.
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
How a laundromat reminded me of why urbanism is so important
Schenectady continues to be one of my favorite Upstate NY destinations
Armory Square in Downtown Syracuse was spared the wrecking ball of urban renewal… and it’s better today as a result
Utica’s newest downtown culinary Mecca was exactly what I needed in a difficult time
A quick walk around Downtown Syracuse with mover and shaker Michael John Heagerty restored my faith that our cities can continue to thrive
An after work trip to a different city can be the perfect micro-getaway
Small cities make great day trips. Less ground to cover, less stress to “see it all.”
Widening a sidewalk and calling it a trail CAN work… but it needs other pedestrian and cycling-focused amenities to maximize its potential