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Getting around Rochester

One of the key factors to the vibrancy of any city is how fast and easy it is for residents and visitors to travel in and around it. Indeed, one of the major positives cited in any quality-of-life assessment of Rochester is that it has less onerous commutes than most cities.

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Climate change fight endures

It is difficult to claim President Donald Trump’s decision last week to withdraw the United States from the Paris accord on climate change will necessarily have a negative long-term effect on the environment.

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Snap Poll: Majority wants repeal of Plan 2014

Lake Ontario in the town of Sodus, Wayne County. (Photo by Mike Dickinson)

State, federal and local officials—fueled by heavy flooding and property damage this spring—have ramped up efforts to get the U.S. government to change the policies that currently regulate Lake Ontario water levels. This week’s RBJ Snap Poll asked readers whether they support a repeal of Plan 2014.

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Developing future leaders

Our ability, as a region, to develop our bright, young students and then convince them to remain in the area to become the business leaders of tomorrow will be crucial to the future of the Rochester economy.

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