A quick story about the lack of awareness drivers have when berating cyclists
How a Jazz Festival performance fueled a grassroots movement for green space in the center of downtown Rochester, New York
The Inner Loop Infill project in Rochester is starting to show how the repurposing of under-utilized expressway space can jump-start a city vibe
A growing voice of social insulation in Utica has caused me to question my advocacy
I took a trip on Greyhound to check out their new assigned seating, as well as their “Neighbor-Free” option
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.
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.”