We talk about our city neighborhoods and civic engagement with Rochester’s Rachel Snyder
Rochester resident and Urbanist Carolyn Levine joins me in studio to talk city life. Also, I revisit my recent trip to Schenectady
A new UP study suggests that negative urban stereotypes continue to plague our urban perceptions
Our downtown revivals are fun… but let’s remember that there is more to our cities than good times and bright lights
In our first podcast, I introduce the topics of livability in our cities today
I can promise that you haven’t had a true “approachable fine dining experience” until you’ve visited downtown Utica
One handles more traffic with fewer lanes, leading to a safer and more welcoming experience for those on foot
Sometimes the fight becomes more important than the original idea.
High speed rail would be great for New York, but a simpler, more cost effective solution is the right one.
They might not chair a foundation, but they are the wave of palpable positivity in our urban fabric
Even if you’re not a cyclist, this is almost comical
Just as important as the downtown hospital debate is the need to connect Utica’s growth centers
As our cities attempt to reconnect us to our waterways, the bridges that cross them can pose barriers to downtown growth.
Amtrak might be slow, but it stops in the middle of over a half dozen urban centers in Upstate New York
Taking Genesee Street down to 2 lanes would create a strong foundation for growth