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
Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it
Easy access and financial investment have changed the perception of e-scooters. One hundred years ago, the same thing was happening to cars.
In a 2017 piece, I wrote about the impact of “independent automobile transportation” on our community environments. To take it
The “Pay To Play” cost of the automobile might be the most racially exclusive component of American society
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?
Rochester is the clear leader on the urban innovation curve in Upstate New York
The key elements of urbanistic thinking can help us making better decisions about where we live, even if that’s not “downtown.”
A beautiful trail connects residential neighborhoods north of Buffalo to downtown
Two years ago I wrote a post that became a rallying cry. But I was wrong. Sort of.
This is why we fight to prioritize pedestrians and cyclists over cars
It’s important for all of us to know when to fight, and when to fight another day
A short iPhone photo tour of Rochester’s High Falls area
Buffalo’s Metro Rail has a “blue collar” approach to moving people about a city that is just starting to turn the corner
Rome’s future may begin with a familiar sight… a swanky but comfortable new coffee shop