A local organization works to provide access to fresh produce in underserved neighborhoods
A quick story about the lack of awareness drivers have when berating cyclists
How a Jazz Festival performance fueled a grassroots movement for green space in the center of downtown Rochester, New York
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
Analyzing why we see cyclists as deviant while ignoring reckless drivers of fast and heavy cars
A growing voice of social insulation in Utica has caused me to question my advocacy
TikTok video of my trip to Schenectady
I took a trip on Greyhound to check out their new assigned seating, as well as their “Neighbor-Free” option
Building networks of low-cost, high-impact elements that create neighborhood culture and narrative
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.