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Posts Tagged ‘housing’

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 [...]

A Ride Through the Missing Middle

A Ride Through the Missing Middle

If there's anything Portlanders like better than beer-fueled naked revelry, it might be wonky discussion of transportation policy and urban design. Pedalpalooza, the city's annual festival of bicycle-borne madness, features plenty of both. In the [...]

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 [...]

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

"...tech hubs like San Jose and Boulder are outliers, illustrating the close connection between venture investment and wage inequality in these places." Read the entire article at CityLab: Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex [...]

Truth-Out | Developers Aren’t Going to Solve the Housing Crisis in San Francisco

Truth-Out | Developers Aren’t Going to Solve the Housing Crisis in San Francisco

"Activists marauding Google buses, the hippie enclave turning into a playground for the rich, the threat of beautiful Victorians being plowed over for boxy condos. The housing crisis in San Francisco is capturing the world's attention, and it seems [...]

Planetizen | Families WILL Choose to Live Downtown, If We Design for Kids!

Planetizen | Families WILL Choose to Live Downtown, If We Design for Kids!

"So should we want families downtown?I strongly believe we should. They're a big part of complete, mixed, vibrant and lively downtown neighbourhoods. Singles, seniors and couples downtown may be great, but kids and baby-strollers make communities [...]

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 [...]

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Violet Crossing apartment complex construction site, north Boulder Boulder residents are likely to have noticed the amount of apartment construction underway in the city. All that development is no fluke; apartments are among the most popular [...]

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

Last night (10/23/13) seven Boulder City Council candidates visited the Rad-ish Collective, an activist co-op that does a lot of volunteering behind the scenes of Boulder Food Rescue. All photos by Zane Selvans The candidates had some motley [...]

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The final PLAN-Boulder County City Council candidates forum was re-scheduled due to the flood, and took place on Monday, September 23rd. The moderator was Bruce Goldstein, and the final batch of candidates were Ed Byrne, Jonathan Dings, Kevin [...]

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