Author Archives: Renee Stetzer

About Renee Stetzer

Renee is Vice-President at Reconnect Rochester and is the Pedestrian Safety Committee Chair. She is a pedestrian advocate and writes about walkability at WalkableROC/Rocville. Renee walks and bikes everywhere she can. She loves crosswalks, sidewalks and things you can walk and bike to. She believes streets are for people, not just the cars many of them drive.

East Ave in Pittsford

Bike Lanes on East Ave/Rt. 96 in Pittsford & Brighton

The beginning of November, we alerted you to a public informational meeting about the proposed 4 to 3 lane reduction on the 2.5 mile stretch of East Ave (Rt. 96) between… Read more »

East Ave Screengrab

NYSDOT Proposal for East Ave in Pittsford & Brighton

The NY State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is proposing an upgrade of the 2.5 mile section of East Avenue between the “can of worms” and the St. John Fisher campus in… Read more »

Village Main Street Walkability

What Makes Pittsford Village Walkable?

A couple years ago, the Democrat and Chronicle had a feature about “walkable” neighborhoods in the Rochester region. The author talked about why the neighborhoods were all great for walking,… Read more »

Monroe Car Crash

Pedestrian Struck & Killed in Pittsford

“We knew it would only be a matter of time before it happened again.” That is what the mother of the 13 year-old who was struck in a crosswalk on… Read more »


Rochester Bike Share in the Village?

The City of Rochester & Zagster officially launched the Rochester bike share program today!  And we are giddy with excitement. Programs like the bike share and car share (which the city will… Read more »

squashed sign in median

Why How Fast We Drive On Our Village Streets Matters

Speeding is the norm for drivers through our village streets. People pass through quickly with tunnel vision on their way to and from work, to go to Wegmans, to get… Read more »

Mayor Corby goes over trouble spots in Village, February 18th

Pittsford’s Active Transportation Plan — Creating a More Walkable Community

You’ve been hearing a lot about Pittsford’s Active Transportation Plan. The Village and Town have been working together on this Active Transportation Plan since 2014. The first public input session… Read more »