For several decades, young white Americans have enjoyed the growth in our cities without understanding the racial, economic and cultural complexities of our urban history
Now is the perfect time for us all to explore our own backyards
With the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, the infrastructure and history of American cities are rightfully being questioned more than ever. Can we still get excited about their future?
As more Americans work from home and use home delivery, a higher percentage of car trips will be made by choice instead of necessity. How will this impact space in our communities?
While a proposal to shut down a small street in Utica was denied, the support for the closure shows a shift in American priorities
The average car turns the average human into a 100 square foot commuter. Now more than ever it’s time to think about human scale transportation
It’s time to tweak “No Motor Vehicles” signage to reflect the electric micro-mobility revolution
The path to E-Scooter legitimacy lies in the shedding of the shared model in favor of personal ownership
Urbanism isn’t about population size or specific density metrics. It’s about maximizing the human-scale potential of every community, big and small
Amsterdam New York feels like a blank canvas that may someday soon play host to a tremendous micro-urban tapestry
Lower middle class Americans must eventually accept that fluidity rather than permanence will be the key to weathering the coming financial storm
The Coronavirus has impacted all of us. But really, this isn’t so bad…
Now is our chance to see how rewarding a car-light society can feel
Our carefully sculpted professional masks have fallen as we deal with work, kids, pets and family in the same space. It is a reminder that people and communities are inherently “messy…” and that’s the way it should be.
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