Building networks of low-cost, high-impact elements that create neighborhood culture and narrative
Many say Rust Belt urbanists spend too much time ranting about sidewalk snow removal. Maybe it’s not enough.
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…
My bus route connects me to my job AND the best of my city. I’m one of the lucky ones. Imagine if public transit worked for everyone?
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
New York Cities are gaining population after decades of decline. It’s time for the High Speed Rail conversion to re-emerge.
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
Urbanists hate SUVs. But instead of seeing SUV buyers as the problem, perhaps we start seeing them as victims of a toxically American style of development sprawl
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.