We say “people should just be more responsible” in regards to our road users. But drivers typically do the same things when presented with road conditions that welcome speed and unsafe behavior
My exposure to Chicago made me realize that Rochester began reaching for the stars a decade ago…
Utica’s Genesee Street has been reduced from 4 traffic lanes to two… here are a handful of Rochester streets that handle more traffic with physical space
New York Cities are gaining population after decades of decline. It’s time for the High Speed Rail conversion to re-emerge.
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
Take a look at this protected pathway from a parking lot to an entrance. This needs to be the model for all parking in the US.
So often, we dictate what goes where in our cities. But once in a while, a space inspires us to understand what it begs to be.
Rochester’s RocTheRiverway campaign activates another puzzle piece, reconnecting residents and visitors to the mighty Genesee River
There’s always one… a forward thinking public event about our cities’ future is hijacked by a man gasping to remain relevant in a changing world
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