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Posts Tagged ‘commuting’

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 [...]

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on September 5, 2014 about the city’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy, David Driskell, Director of Community Planning and Sustainability, explained that the strategy’s overriding goal is to expand the economic diversity of [...]

Kevin Hotaling Hoping Third Time’s the Charm

Kevin Hotaling Hoping Third Time’s the Charm

This is the seventh in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Gloria Dickie is a master's of environmental journalism student. Originally from Ontario, Canada, she studied [...]

Ed Byrne, Land Use Attorney and Densification Proponent

Ed Byrne, Land Use Attorney and Densification Proponent

This is the sixth in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lars Gesing is a graduate student from Hamburg, Germany, where he worked for several print and online [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Cost of Parking Our Cars

The Cost of Parking Our Cars

photo courtesy Sue Prant Parking a car in the United States is expensive. Not necessarily to the car owner, but to society. A fascinating and recent report by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute sheds some light on how much a parking space [...]

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 [...]

Rutgers | Cycling to work in 90 large American cities: new evidence on the role of bike paths and lanes

Rutgers | Cycling to work in 90 large American cities: new evidence on the role of bike paths and lanes

"ities with a greater supply of bike paths and lanes have significantly higher bike commute rates—even when controlling for land use, climate, socioeconomic factors, gasoline prices, public transport supply, and cycling safety. ... Our results are [...]

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 [...]

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