A friend of mine needed a bike. So I delivered them a bike… on another bike.
Twenty years ago, my daily commute was 30 miles by car. Today, it’s usually 3.6 by bike.
Our main thoroughfares are becoming increasingly chaotic to the point where I feel much safer on my bike traversing a side street.
A quick story about the lack of awareness drivers have when berating cyclists
The Inner Loop Infill project in Rochester is starting to show how the repurposing of under-utilized expressway space can jump-start a city vibe
The E-Bike is not a fitness cheat… it is a scalable tool to facilitate transportation, healthy living and community exploration!
What I learned about crossing a busy intersection while listening to an audio book
When we ask pedestrians to arm themselves against a hostile car-centric environment, we promote victim shaming instead of addressing the source of the issue.
My exposure to Chicago made me realize that Rochester began reaching for the stars a decade ago…
The Urban Phoenix has evolved over the years. I recently realized who I am really writing for.
Utica’s downtown Genesee Street has been re-striped from 4 lanes to 2 with a turning lane and bike lanes. As is typical with the first of these projects, community leaders are skeptical despite the positive data
See a basic intersection through the eyes of a bike commuter
Rochester’s RocTheRiverway campaign activates another puzzle piece, reconnecting residents and visitors to the mighty Genesee River
New bike commuters often ask me about riding on the sidewalk as an alternative to our fear-inducing roads. Here’s my answer…
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