News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Monday July 22nd 2019

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

city council transportation energy municipalization xcel housing urban planning april fools bicycles climate action election 2011 density boulder county affordable housing open space election agriculture renewables CU local food climate change election 2013 development jefferson parkway youth pedestrian election 2015 preservation Rocky Flats election 2017 recreation BVSD immigration mountain bikes boards and commissions decarbonization transit urban design GMOs fracking plan boulder farming fires wildlife colorado politics architecture planning board downtown new era colorado smart regs plutonium journalism natural gas homeless land use transit village parking ghgs commuting radioactive waste taxes rental height limits coal historic preservation april fools 2015 walkability historic district energy efficiency diversity Neighborhoods population growth students growth North Boulder flood education zoning gardens arts election 2018 solar bus election 2010 University Hill water supply nutrition RTD bike lane electric utility library safety sprawl groundwater water quality election 2012 affairs of the heart april fools 2016 renewable energy organic flood plain planning reserve mayor zero waste blue line wetlands county commissioners hogan-pancost politics electric vehicle hazardous waste transportation master plan obama longmont ballot right-sizing street design golden Mapleton solar panels PV climate smart loan recycling comprehensive plan diagonal plaza bears colorado legislature flood mitigation campaign finance congestion conservation easement food epa boulder junction pesticide drought oil flooding inequality election 2016 road diet planning bus rapid transit commercial development daily camera climate change deniers automobile PUC children ecocycle community cycles BVCP Newlands community league of women voters wind power public health ken wilson david miller sam weaver civil rights mlk west tsa crime public spaces city attorney boulder creek al bartlett marijuana green points technology EV Orchard Grove Whittier arizona

Author Archive

An Unconflicted Mountain Biker/Hiker

An Unconflicted Mountain Biker/Hiker

Should mountain bikes be allowed in City of Boulder Open Space in the West TSA?  The Community Collaborative Group (CCG) will be discussing this, the issue that has generated the most controversy in the current planning process for use of our [...]

Smart Regs: A Conflicted Landlord’s Perspective

Smart Regs:  A Conflicted Landlord’s Perspective

I own two small buildings within the Mapleton Hill Historic District--both acquired over 30 years ago with the intention that the income from them would support me in my old age (having neither a husband nor a corporate  retirement plan). With that [...]

Why Does My Neighborhood Look the Way It Looks Today?

Why Does My Neighborhood Look the Way It Looks Today?

Have you ever wondered why the Whittier neighborhood has more mixed housing types than the Mapleton neighborhood north of Mapleton (along Maxwell, Concord and Dewey)?  Both areas were originally built with mostly smaller houses that served shop [...]