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Posts Tagged ‘bus’

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is the final installment: Section 5, Recommendations. To read the entire paper, start with the [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This installment includes Sections 3 and 4, Regional Transportation and Sustainable, Green Travel, respectively. To [...]

Biking for Bus Commuters Just Got Easier

Biking for Bus Commuters Just Got Easier

14th St. Transit Center Bus-then-Bike Shelter (graphic courtesy Sopher-Sparn Architects, via Sue Prant) On Wednesday, January 28, hardy cyclists—some of whom do it daily—will take to the streets and bike ways for Winter Bike to Work and [...]

Turning the Dream of a Community-wide Eco Pass into Reality

Turning the Dream of a Community-wide Eco Pass into Reality

Resident transit use before and after possessing an Eco Pass. Source: City of Boulder (click to enlarge) For many years, Boulder County and the City of Boulder have been offering financial incentives to businesses and neighborhoods to sign up for [...]

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

I’ve finally managed to do something in the world that has an impact.  It’s called Trip Tracker.  I work for Boulder Valley School District’s Transportation Department.  For almost everyone, school district transportation departments mean [...]

Bikes and Bus Rapid Transit

Bikes and Bus Rapid Transit

There's still political wrangling to be done and funding to be found, but with a little luck we'll see something resembling Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) coming to the US 36 corridor Real Soon Now. I think this is great, and will make very efficient use [...]

Poll: Public Transit Options for the Northwest Corridor

Poll: Public Transit Options for the Northwest Corridor

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on March 19, 2012, the majority of a panel of current and former local officials concurred on the need for more details and guarantees from RTD with respect to its recent “hybrid” proposal for transit in the [...]

The Train, the Bus, or Both?

The Train, the Bus, or Both?

PLAN-Boulder County sent the following letter to the Boulder City Council, the Boulder County Commissioners and the RTD Board of Directors March 6, 2012 PLAN-Boulder County strongly supports an energy efficient mass transit system in the NW [...]

The Atlantic Cities | Should the Public Pay for Unprofitable Transit Routes?

The Atlantic Cities | Should the Public Pay for Unprofitable Transit Routes?

We can crusade for the elimination of transportation services that cannot pay for themselves and in the process eliminate essential mobility for people who need to get around now, all the while hoping that the poor will at some point be handed [...]