Beautiful views, new connectivity, and a lesson in urban acceptance
My photography business took me to Buffalo this past Monday, so I thought it might be a nice chance to
Bikes and cars may often share the same space… but that doesn’t make them “equal.”
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If sports teams, who’s existence is dependent on ticket sales, are making this a priority, shouldn’t all of our cities, communities and neighborhoods?
People are quick to point to an empty bus or a half-full train as a waste of public resources… but do we pay as much attention to all those empty rural expressways?
What if the Erie Canal still flowed through Downtown Rochester?
Syracuse had a commuter rail line from 1994-2008. What can we learn from its success and its eventual failure?
People don’t often talk about the enormous potential Syracuse’s downtown has… maybe they should start
It might seem like an oxymoron, but planning for spontaneous urban interaction is one of the best things a city can do
Let’s use our democratic ability to tell our leaders what we want, but let’s do so with the understanding that there is a growing body of information about how we live that contradicts long-held beliefs regarding healthy, happy and successful communities
Think an electric scooter, e-bike or e-skateboard will replace your car? Unless you live in a major metro with copious access to transit, the limited range of these devices WILL be your biggest issue
People die every day in car crashes with incredibly few calls for cars to be banned. But when mass transit suffers a deadly collusion, or a micro-mobility option incurs a death, citizens cry for changes, restrictions, and outright bans on their use
Criminal activity is almost always higher in urban communities. But a few terrible people are not representative of the people that are trying to make our cities better places every day
Uber and Lyft are hurting local transit ridership. But they may be just what regional passenger services like Amtrak and Greyhound need