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Posts Tagged ‘density’

More Market-Rate Housing Means More Market-Rate Housing, Not Cheaper Housing

More Market-Rate Housing Means More Market-Rate Housing, Not Cheaper Housing

By Timothy Vollmer from Ann Arbor, USA - noe valley looking to mission/bernal heights, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3334964 At PLAN-Boulder County’s annual dinner on September, 23, 2016, San Francisco community [...]

The Guardian | Who owns our cities – and why this urban takeover should concern us all

The Guardian | Who owns our cities – and why this urban takeover should concern us all

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/nov/24/who-owns-our-cities-and-why-this-urban-takeover-should-concern-us-all "The corporatising of access and control over urban land has extended not only to high-end urban sites, but also to the land [...]

Does Boulder Have Too Many Jobs?

Does Boulder Have Too Many Jobs?

Does Boulder have too many jobs? If you are out of work, then Boulder needs at least one more job. If you are a commercial developer then Boulder needs as many jobs as you can convince the planning department to let you squeeze onto your particular [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 3

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 3

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 3 of section 1. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Congestion, [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 2

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 2

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 2 of section 1. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Safeway parking lot [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 1

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 1

Double left turn intersection at Pearl and 28th, Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Dom Nozzi Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 1 of [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Introduction

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Introduction

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is the introduction. Pearl Street Mall, June 2015, Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Dom Nozzi Many [...]

Citizen Participation in Boulder: Real or Charade?

Citizen Participation in Boulder: Real or Charade?

2010 aerial photo by Doc Searls (flickr creative commons https://flic.kr/p/8UoZod) Anyone who’s paying attention knows that there has been a lot of controversy surrounding citizen engagement efforts in connection with the city’s “Housing [...]

Safety First!

Safety First!

I love living in a dense, urban environment. I've lived in the urban core of both Amsterdam and San Francisco for extended periods, where I enjoyed the ability to walk to work, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. I cherish the human contact [...]

WATCH: How to Make an Attractive City

WATCH: How to Make an Attractive City

"If you want to see what a society really believes in, look at what the biggest buildings on the horizon are dedicated to." Joseph Campbell  

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