Word Of Mouth Rather Than Bright Lights And Fancy Marketing Will Grow Our Cities The Right Way
We love to read positive stories about our cities. But like everything, urban revivals are about more than cocktails and great food
“the most successful grassroots revitalization efforts understand that people today want an experience that maximizes the feeling of belonging while minimizing the need to commit time, preparation and effort. “
The hottest establishments are ones where you can spend a minute or hours, alone or with friends and feel perfectly welcome.
The best ideas for our cities often turn out to be watered down, manufactured, militant and misguided executions of New Urbanistic concepts
Kick scooters are light, flexible, foldable last-mile transportation options in our cities today… if you can stand the looks and laughs.
Chris Fowler and I talk about Smart Urbanism, and in my monologue I discuss the issue with creating “destination-based” cities
Not all roads, & sidewalks are created equal… yet we use rigid opinions and broad brush statistics to specify their specific use regardless of context
76% of Americans ages 25-44 would rather ride on the sidewalk than the road
Bike Share & Bike Culture With Guest Aviva Manin from Pace Bike Share
We talk about our city neighborhoods and civic engagement with Rochester’s Rachel Snyder
Rochester resident and Urbanist Carolyn Levine joins me in studio to talk city life. Also, I revisit my recent trip to Schenectady
A new UP study suggests that negative urban stereotypes continue to plague our urban perceptions
Blending tourism, livability and small business growth is hard… Schenectady finds the right mix via unrivaled pedestrian infrastructure
Our downtown revivals are fun… but let’s remember that there is more to our cities than good times and bright lights