A new UP study suggests that negative urban stereotypes continue to plague our urban perceptions
Blending tourism, livability and small business growth is hard… Schenectady finds the right mix via unrivaled pedestrian infrastructure
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
Lack of enforcement and maintenance begs the question… is Rochester’s bike infrastructure for real or for show?
To truly appreciate the impact of public space, we must first appreciate what it does for people, not what it does for the bottom line.
One handles more traffic with fewer lanes, leading to a safer and more welcoming experience for those on foot
Three questions for a dedicated cycling and urban activist in Rochester
When we prioritize entertainment complexes over livability, we send a clear and unfortunate message to our citizens
They might not chair a foundation, but they are the wave of palpable positivity in our urban fabric
We have to stop talking about our cities like theme park rides and start talking about them like self-sustaining centers of multi-faceted growth that also invites others into our urban nests.
Just as important as the downtown hospital debate is the need to connect Utica’s growth centers
Amtrak might be slow, but it stops in the middle of over a half dozen urban centers in Upstate New York
Evan urbanists accept the car will always be king. That doesn’t mean we don’t need to make improvements.
True urban vibrancy doesn’t need to be sold, it needs to be told