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
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 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
A recent report by the CPSC asks for a recall of one of the most revolutionary micro mobility solutions on the market today
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
I knew everyone in my neighborhood until I learned to drive
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.
Rochester adds another piece to the network of connected public spaces along the mighty Genesee River
In the country that leads the world in natural resource consumption, it is decidedly time to reevaluate what we really “need.”
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.
The stigma around the kick scooter is a shame, because it might be the simplest and most powerful urban equity transportation solution ever created
Rochester’s RocTheRiverway campaign activates another puzzle piece, reconnecting residents and visitors to the mighty Genesee River