Lighting our downtown with colorful lighting is a low-cost, low-impact way of welcoming doubters back into the fold
Our main thoroughfares are becoming increasingly chaotic to the point where I feel much safer on my bike traversing a side street.
Genesee Gateway Park reconnects Rochester residents with a critical natural resource
A local organization works to provide access to fresh produce in underserved neighborhoods
A quick story about the lack of awareness drivers have when berating cyclists
How a Jazz Festival performance fueled a grassroots movement for green space in the center of downtown Rochester, New York
The Inner Loop Infill project in Rochester is starting to show how the repurposing of under-utilized expressway space can jump-start a city vibe
What I learned about crossing a busy intersection while listening to an audio book
A growing voice of social insulation in Utica has caused me to question my advocacy
TikTok video of my trip to Schenectady
Building networks of low-cost, high-impact elements that create neighborhood culture and narrative
Many say Rust Belt urbanists spend too much time ranting about sidewalk snow removal. Maybe it’s not enough.
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