When we prioritize entertainment complexes over livability, we send a clear and unfortunate message to our citizens
They might not chair a foundation, but they are the wave of palpable positivity in our urban fabric
Connecting residents to jobs, education and resources should be transit’s priority, not investment dollars and vibrancy
Cities are offering massive subsidies for Amazon HQ2. What if our cities invested the same money in our local job creators instead?
Large-scale entertainment investments rarely have a positive impact on the local economy.
Amtrak might be slow, but it stops in the middle of over a half dozen urban centers in Upstate New York
Evan urbanists accept the car will always be king. That doesn’t mean we don’t need to make improvements.
Taking Genesee Street down to 2 lanes would create a strong foundation for growth
Rochester sends a message of support for city life with a flurry of new bike lanes and cycle paths
Detroit’s new streetcar adds to the fun of downtown, but does little to provide real transit
HQ2: The ultimate “get rich quick” solution for every stumbling city.
Wealth in the US simply means you have the ability to distance yourself from any unwanted variables
Quelling the myth that our downtowns need to be an attraction for suburbanites
Designing cities to prevent the traditional urban problems without placing blame
A commentary the sacrifices we make for a car-dominated infrastructure, and the reason we defend it with everything we have.