The heartbeat of Utica’s revitalization lies with an ambitious group of young people
A comprehensive look at the elements that have shaped our cities over the last 100 years… in a single blog post.
A quick walk around Downtown Syracuse with mover and shaker Michael John Heagerty restored my faith that our cities can continue to thrive
An after work trip to a different city can be the perfect micro-getaway
Small cities make great day trips. Less ground to cover, less stress to “see it all.”
When I was twelve, I had a paper route. Little did I know the lessons I learned doing my first “job” would show me the lessons of density versus sprawl at a very early age
An encounter on the road shows just how disconnected drivers are from the idea of sharing the road…
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of our right of ways. So why do they not receive the prioritization they deserve?
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.
Google Street View gives us an opportunity to see our cities as they were more than a decade ago
Tomorrow’s urban core will feature smaller, flexible space that appeals to the local small business instead of the national chain
In a 2017 piece, I wrote about the impact of “independent automobile transportation” on our community environments. To take it
Is walkability a livable amenity or a tourist draw?
A remastered video of 1906 San Francisco shows what streets were meant to do