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What Is Walkability?
There are many different definitions of a walkable environment. Here’s mine.
14:06
June 17, 2019
Sprawling Within: Bigger Homes, Smaller Families
Sprawl isn’t just happening with regard to our metro areas, it’s happening within our own homes. Clearly, we are a nation moving farther apart in every way.
18:24
June 15, 2019
Backseats and College Campuses: Why Millennials Are The Way They Are
We spent more time in the backseats of cars at a time when traffic congestion was the highest... it’s not wonder we want our cities to look more like the college campuses
07:53
June 6, 2019
It’s Time To Stop Right On Red
Legal right-on-reds on our American roads become a federal allowance in the 1970s as a result of the oil shortage. It’s time to make this unsafe practice illegal once again
12:37
June 3, 2019
Bikes and Scooters on Sidewalks Just Want to Be Safe Too
I’m learning how to ride a skateboard. It’s given me a new perspective on why we should be patient with bikes and scooters on the sidewalk!
17:12
May 25, 2019
Looking Up
Our cities have work to do... but there’s nothing wrong with looking at the powerfully positive things we have accomplished
18:45
May 25, 2019
Bike Advocacy: Safety or Legitimacy?
Bike organizations and active cyclists try to educate drivers on how to share the road with cyclists. But are they educating drivers on WHY people bike in the first place?
12:21
May 20, 2019
Scooter Share in Rochester
Scooter share is coming to Rochester as soon as this summer. What should we expect?
11:15
May 17, 2019
A Different Direction
Summer 2019 will lead the UP down the path of multi-media as I attempt to show you why I love city living
07:51
May 5, 2019
Who’s Responsibility Is It When A Local Business Fails?
When a business closes due to lack of patronage, who deserves the blame? When people want transit but no one uses it, who should be on the hook!?
10:15
April 17, 2019
City Streets or Highways: Which Would You Remove?
City Streets Or Highways: Which Would You Remove?
10:36
April 8, 2019
Cars: A Tax On The American Dream
Urbanists aren’t against cars. We are against an America in which the most expensive form of transportation is actively subsidized about all else
12:07
April 2, 2019
The Difference Between A Suburban Village & A City Neighborhood
Small town Main Streets are great, but here’s where they differ from Urban Neighborhoods
12:28
March 29, 2019
The Urban Phoenix Podcast #3: Stop Blaming and Get Involved
Blaming political movements does nothing for our cities. Get involved and activate something positive
11:47
March 13, 2019
The Urban Phoenix Podcast #2: Rochester Bike Share & A Year In Limbo
In 2018, two-thirds of Rochester’s bike share fleet was stolen. What does that say about our city and our city’s ability to move forward?
11:25
March 7, 2019
The Urban Phoenix Podcast #1: A New Direction
The Urban Phoenix has morphed and adapted in its 4 years of existence. In 2019, we will talk a great deal about the relationships we have with our cities. We will talk more about social capital, and the ups and downs of our own connections with our urban environments
10:17
March 1, 2019
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