urbanism

Connections: Reshaping Rochester - Discussing multi-model transportation in urban areas

The Community Design Center's (CDC) Reshaping Rochester series continues with a conversation about multi-modal transportation in urban areas. Shin-pei...
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:45am
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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - Jennifer Vey on transformative placemaking

How can so-called rust belt cities take advantage of the digital economy to revitalize their urban centers? It’s a question planner and developer...
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:23am
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Cuomo vetoes bill to allow electric bikes, scooters

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) New York's governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov....
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Fri, 12/27/2019 - 10:36am
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Connections: Does urbanism die in the winter?

Does urbanism die in the winter? After the first major snowstorm of the season, a social media thread about a man who walked through the middle of the...
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Fri, 12/13/2019 - 11:03am
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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - The New Urbanism movement

We have a conversation about the New Urbanism design movement. Its goal? To create complete, compact, and connected communities. We discuss the...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:18am
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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - "Creating Healthy and Vibrant Cities for All"

"What if everything we did in our cities had to be great for an eight year old and an 80 year old?" That's a question urbanist Gil Penalosa regularly...
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Mon, 01/28/2019 - 9:37am
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Connections: Discussing the city vs. suburb horse race

In a recent post for the Urban Phoenix, blogger Arian Horbovetz wrote about how the impermanence and flexibility of urban centers are drawing more...
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Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:00am
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Connections: Urbanism across the globe

When we talk about urbanism, we often discuss walkability and connected neighborhoods. That movement is not just happening here in the United States;...
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Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:15am
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Connections: Has urbanism become too mean?

Has urbanism become too mean? That's exactly what some local urbanists feel, and they're looking for ways to improve their tactics. Mocking someone for...
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Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:51pm
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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - "Creating Places We Care About"

What can Rochester learn from a city like Birmingham, Michigan? The city – just north of Detroit – has been hailed for completely implementing a plan...
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Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:00am
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