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
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.
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
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
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
A comprehensive look at the elements that have shaped our cities over the last 100 years… in a single blog post.
Utica’s newest downtown culinary Mecca was exactly what I needed in a difficult time