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
Rochester adds another piece to the network of connected public spaces along the mighty Genesee River
So often, we dictate what goes where in our cities. But once in a while, a space inspires us to understand what it begs to be.
How a laundromat reminded me of why urbanism is so important
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of our right of ways. So why do they not receive the prioritization they deserve?
Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it
Suburban sprawl, car culture, growing home sizes and shrinking families have changed our sense of community. The smartphone is the symptom, not the cause, of social erosion.
This little street in Rochester turned a suburban kid on to the attractiveness of city life
Bikes and cars may often share the same space… but that doesn’t make them “equal.”
My favorite posts that were viewed less than 100 times
People don’t often talk about the enormous potential Syracuse’s downtown has… maybe they should start
Let’s use our democratic ability to tell our leaders what we want, but let’s do so with the understanding that there is a growing body of information about how we live that contradicts long-held beliefs regarding healthy, happy and successful communities
Capitalist culture has identified active transportation as a profitable market, further legitimizing its existence
Every e-scooter share problem could be resolved if cars weren’t exclusively prioritized
Today’s photo tells a scary tale of eminent domain