What is the first thought that comes to mind when thinking of a strong community? A community that influences other communities through ideological principles. I’m pretty confident it’s not inequalities, hardship, or abandonment. So why do we tolerate the inequalities degrading the very nature that will lead this country to prosperity? Inequalities are not a requirement for communities. For some reason not all people choose to see this degrading characteristic that is a downfall for American. Even with this being the case, living in America provides a luxury most other countries don’t experience. Anyone, in this country has an opportunity … Continue reading Poverty is Worth Fighting
One morning last week, I was driving to work in the early hours. Surrendering to darkness on a two-lane road, encircled by stillness. Eyes directing the motion of the head side to side, admiring the beautiful slumbering trees. A blotch … Continue reading Stoplights are Laughing
Downtown Louisville, Kentucky desires growth. It will only be achieved by encouraging, nurturing connections to neighboring communities. Jeffersonville, Indiana is a short distance from downtown Louisville; unfortunately an efficient, safe access for pedestrians does not exist. Clark Memorial Bridge (2nd … Continue reading Pedestrian Accessibility
2014 brought a much-needed addition to connectivity for Louisville, Kentucky & Jeffersonville, Indiana. The Big Four Bridge was completed in its entirety to a pedestrian bridge, which is a former railroad bridge dating to 1895. Louisville residents have access to … Continue reading Big Four Bridge: Filled with Life
The midterms elections are over; it’s time to focus on issues burdening this country. New faces have risen to accompany the old faces, while the power has shifted between the Republicans & Democrats. Currently the media is focusing on how … Continue reading Why don’t we try something new?
Louisville, Kentucky has neighborhoods requiring attention to bring back to life. A few neighborhoods are being invested in, e.g., NULU, Portland, Smoketown, & downtown, however there is one area I think is extremely important to the city. It connects to … Continue reading River Road’s Path
All my favorite cities have a common denominator. An existing identity that increases comfort & enjoyment through flexible design. Activities, creativity, & connectivity flourish throughout the year through the local identity & culture. Louisville, KY has a lot working for … Continue reading Disneyfication is not Welcomed
Louisville is in transition. What happens in the next decade will have everlasting effects for the direction of this region. Numerous ideas are creating positive change for small groups, but the city requires change affecting all. Accessibility is essential for … Continue reading Louisville’s Need for Mass Transit