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Posts Tagged ‘bicycles’

Transportation is Destiny: Design for Happy People, Not Happy Cars

Transportation is Destiny: Design for Happy People, Not Happy Cars

The following is a summary of a talk I was invited to give at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, January 24. As a town and transportation planner, I cautioned Boulder not to put too much emphasis on easing car traffic flows—particularly by [...]

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum: Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

On September 30, 2013, Boulder City Council candidates and citizens gathered for the "Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans."  The forum opened with brief statements from Eco-Cycle, Sierra Club, and [...]

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 [...]

The Power of One

The Power of One

Every June, the City of Boulder hosts Walk & Bike Month, a celebration of walking and biking. The month kicked off on Sunday, June 2 with the Circle Boulder by Bicycle Tour, a uniquely Boulder event where more than 700 cyclists of all ages [...]

Community Cycles Presents ‘Speaking for Cyclists’ Discussion on Bike Advocacy

Community Cycles Presents ‘Speaking for Cyclists’ Discussion on Bike Advocacy

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, the Community Cycles Advocacy Committee will host “Speaking for Cyclists” on Friday, June 7 at 6 p.m. The talk will be held at the Community Cycles Shop, 2805 Wilderness Place, Suite 1000. Members of [...]

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

"There’s even a case to be made that helmets actually increase the risk of injury. Institute of Transport Economics researchers Aslak Fyhri and Ross O. Phillips 'found that after having removed their helmets, routine helmet users cycled more [...]

WATCH: Boulder Food Rescue

WATCH: Boulder Food Rescue

Watch Boulder kids lead the way in this video by Bosho Creative in association with Food Not Bombs:

YES! | 7 Reasons Bikes Are for Everyone—Not Just “Cyclists”

YES! | 7 Reasons Bikes Are for Everyone—Not Just “Cyclists”

It turns out there are Cascadians who, like Copenhageners, would like to get from A to B on their bikes but don’t ever want to ride a "century." (They might not even care to know what a century ride is.) That’s fine. You don’t have to identify [...]

How Green is Boulder’s Land Use Transportation System?

How Green is Boulder’s Land Use Transportation System?

Utrecht, Netherlands (Flickr creative commons http://flic.kr/p/bGMNz2) At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the evening of July 30, Kevin Krizek, professor of planning and design at CU-Boulder, suggested that Boulder supplement or replace its [...]

Separate But Equal?

Separate But Equal?

Broadway underpass (Roger Wolvington) Transportation engineers like to solve traffic problems using engineering solutions, meaning building things out of concrete and steel. That’s in their training and in their nature. In general, they prefer [...]

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