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The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

Last night (10/23/13) seven Boulder City Council candidates visited the Rad-ish Collective, an activist co-op that does a lot of volunteering behind the scenes of Boulder Food Rescue. All photos by Zane Selvans The candidates had some motley [...]

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The final PLAN-Boulder County City Council candidates forum was re-scheduled due to the flood, and took place on Monday, September 23rd. The moderator was Bruce Goldstein, and the final batch of candidates were Ed Byrne, Jonathan Dings, Kevin [...]

The Second PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The Second PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

PLAN-Boulder County forum audience (photos by Zane Selvans) The second PLAN-Boulder County City Council candidate forum took place on Friday September 20th, 2013. This was originally supposed to be the final of three such fora, but Mother Nature [...]

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

PLAN-Boulder County forum audience (photos by Zane Selvans) Friday, September 6th saw the first of PLAN-Boulder County's City Council Candidate Fora for 2013. The moderator was PBC board member Jeff McWhirter. The candidates on hand were [...]

Electric Bikes on Boulder’s Paths

Electric Bikes on Boulder’s Paths

The last year has seen a flurry of Letters to the Editor in the Daily Camera from cyclists and pedestrians alike, frustrated at each other's behavior on the Boulder Creek Path, and other well used parts of our path network. The debate has recently [...]

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

Setting aside large parcels of land in the center of a city for agricultural purposes is bad for sustainability and not in line with the mission of Boulder's Open Space program. I am referring in particular to the proposal to purchase a permanent [...]

Thursday: Boulder Sharing Economy Summit 2013

Thursday: Boulder Sharing Economy Summit 2013

The Boulder Housing Coalition presents an interactive discussion focused on the future of Boulder’s sharing economy, with support from Shareable and The HUB. The Sharing Economy is about re-organizing our communities and marketplaces to [...]

Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

I recently came across an interesting article by Ralph Buehler and John Pucher about the city of Freiburg, Germanyand its transportation system and planning since WWII (when it was 80% destroyed by Allied bombing raids). The city isn't so different [...]

Boulder Biketopia at the ULI Salon

Boulder Biketopia at the ULI Salon

NYC October 2012 (istock) Boulder's newly minted chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) hosted its second salon on December 6th in collaboration with Bikes Belong and Community Cycles, entitled Biketopia: Dramatically Increasing Boulder's Bike [...]

Energy Intensity and Boulder’s Climate Action Framework

Energy Intensity and Boulder’s Climate Action Framework

Odense, Denmark (Google Street View) With this year's expiration of the Kyoto Protocol and our Climate Action Plan (CAP) tax, the City of Boulder is looking to the future, trying to come up with an appropriate longer term climate action [...]

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