Stopping global warming one highway at a time

One of the things that makes Buffalo great is the fact that it's so easy to get around. While many urbanites decry Buffalo's network of highways, being able to quickly get from the northtowns to the southtowns in half an hour is a feature not found in many population centers. Business First has another reason… Continue reading Stopping global warming one highway at a time

Let’s green light New Urbanism in Buffalo

If you're a Buffalo Rising aficionado, today's article defining New Urbanism might be your personal mantra. The concept is repeatedly bubbled up in many articles by many of it's writers. Not surprising, since it's a very pro-urban publication. I've always aligned with the belief that we need a strong urban core in our city for… Continue reading Let’s green light New Urbanism in Buffalo

If ya can’t stand the suburbs, stay in the city

I've said it many times before - I'm completely fine with urban development in the city. I'm even fine with urban development in suburban villages. So why is it that those that love the urban lifestyle are so vehemently against the suburban environment? On Buffalo Rising, we find this post about an urbanist who ventured… Continue reading If ya can’t stand the suburbs, stay in the city