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Posts Tagged ‘density’

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 4. Adequate Public Services

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 4. Adequate Public Services

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the fourth part in a six part series extracted from the report. The Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan has a policy stating that all new [...]

A Recipe for Cutting Colorado’s Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Transportation

A Recipe for Cutting Colorado’s Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Transportation

Colorado could feasibly reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cars and light trucks 20 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050, if local, state, and federal governments implement the right policies, Bob Yuhnke, Transportation Program Director for the [...]

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 3. Density and Carbon Footprint

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 3. Density and Carbon Footprint

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the third part in a six part series extracted from the report. As the world strives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, we face a [...]

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 2. Regional Transportation

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 2. Regional Transportation

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the second part in a six part series extracted from the report. Transportation problems require transportation solutions. The City of Boulder [...]

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 1. Population Growth Trends

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 1. Population Growth Trends

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the first part in a six part series extracted from the report. Image from http://www.thepeloton.com/ Colorado and Boulder County have a long [...]

Boulder Tops the Century Mark

Boulder Tops the Century Mark

After 150 years, the population of the City of Boulder has finally surpassed one hundred thousand, according to a recent estimate by the U. S. Census Bureau. The report indicated that the city’s growth rate since 2000 was 6 percent, well below the [...]

NYT | When Less Was More

NYT | When Less Was More

We tend to think of the decades immediately following World War II as a time of exuberance and growth, with soldiers returning home by the millions, going off to college on the G.I. Bill and lining up at the marriage bureaus. But when it came [...]

Blue Line Poll: How Big is Too Big?

Blue Line Poll:  How Big is Too Big?

On April 1, the City of Boulder’s Planning Board, in a series of 4-3 votes, set the stage for 4-story buildings on the south side of Canyon adjacent to the city park and a residential neighborhood. City staff had recommended changes to [...]

Daily Camera: More is more

Daily Camera:  More is more

Focusing only on density as the solution to GHG gas reduction is like saying the way to make better food is just have good cookware. Sustainable development patterns are complex and require numerous ingredients to be combined in appropriate [...]

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