What we don’t know about the history of American cities could fill a healthy-sized textbook. Here’s why that book doesn’t exist…
How a laundromat reminded me of why urbanism is so important
Schenectady continues to be one of my favorite Upstate NY destinations
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
A photo that shows why building roads with no shoulder, no sidewalk and 4 lanes of speeding traffic is downright irresponsible
Armory Square in Downtown Syracuse was spared the wrecking ball of urban renewal… and it’s better today as a result
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
Instead of talking about “opinions” let’s look at peoples’ “narratives.”
A New York Times Article Just Confirmed my recent suspicion… Americas’s roads are becoming places of lawlessness
A comprehensive look at the elements that have shaped our cities over the last 100 years… in a single blog post.
Small cities make great day trips. Less ground to cover, less stress to “see it all.”
An encounter on the road shows just how disconnected drivers are from the idea of sharing the road…
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of our right of ways. So why do they not receive the prioritization they deserve?
A fight for center city green space comes to fruition in downtown Rochester
Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it