I’ve learned a lot in half a decade of publishing The Urban Phoenix… here are five key things to take from our cities today
This little street in Rochester turned a suburban kid on to the attractiveness of city life
Inverness is a city in Scotland that has less than a quarter of the population of my home city and more than 5 times the train departures. The incredible disparity between U.S. and European passenger rail systems is astounding
An amazing conversation with Rochester City Planner Kevin Kelley
Beautiful views, new connectivity, and a lesson in urban acceptance
What if the Erie Canal still flowed through Downtown Rochester?
There’s a new “mixed use” idea for Rochester’s most talked about plot of land. What should we look out for as these plans unfold?
When negligent drivers kill, a slap on the wrist to ensures that the negligence will continue, and serve as a message that we may do whatever we want in our vehicles without repercussion
Every e-scooter share problem could be resolved if cars weren’t exclusively prioritized
What drivers don’t understand about bikes on our American roads
On the first beautiful spring night, Rochester shows its true colors
Rochester is the clear leader on the urban innovation curve in Upstate New York
A small local organization is tackling some of Rochester’s most vital conversation
Live/Work/Play is good… packaging it in an ad campaign for exclusive urban living is not
Today’s image showcases the power of public space in our downtowns