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
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
New bike commuters often ask me about riding on the sidewalk as an alternative to our fear-inducing roads. Here’s my answer…
A photo that shows why building roads with no shoulder, no sidewalk and 4 lanes of speeding traffic is downright irresponsible
Skyrocketing gas prices validate what urbanists have been warning for decades… relying on one mode of transportation powered by a single type of fuel in finite supply is completely unsustainable
A New York Times Article Just Confirmed my recent suspicion… Americas’s roads are becoming places of lawlessness
Widening a sidewalk and calling it a trail CAN work… but it needs other pedestrian and cycling-focused amenities to maximize its potential
Suburban sprawl, car culture, growing home sizes and shrinking families have changed our sense of community. The smartphone is the symptom, not the cause, of social erosion.
“Go West Young Man…” a statement that set the tone for a century of suburban sprawl.
Easy access and financial investment have changed the perception of e-scooters. One hundred years ago, the same thing was happening to cars.
The first car I recall riding in as a child was my mother’s Chevette Scooter, a horribly made car for
The Onewheel light be the ultimate last-mile/commuter solution
Weather you’re cruising around your community or making a beer run to the convenience store, longboarding is a great way to explore your community and focus your mind
While trail networks seem to be gaining popularity, we must consider paving and, if necessary, removing snow from them so that they may be a year-round resource