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Posts Tagged ‘pedestrian’

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 [...]

Realtor.org | The 2011 Community Preference Survey

Realtor.org | The 2011 Community Preference Survey

"The 2011 Community Preference Survey reveals that, ideally, most Americans would like to live in walkable communities where shops, restaurants, and local businesses are within an easy stroll from their homes and their jobs are a short commute away; [...]

The High Cost of Free Parking in Boulder

The High Cost of Free Parking in Boulder

Over the last year or so, I’ve been involved with the planning and design of the public space that will accompany some of the first re-developments in the Transit Village/Boulder Junction, mostly Pearl Parkway between 30th St. and the railroad [...]

Shareable | Architectural Myopia: Designing for Industry, Not People

Shareable | Architectural Myopia: Designing for Industry, Not People

In the last half-century, the clear result of “architectural myopia” is buildings whose makers have been so concerned with the drama of their appearance that they fail on the most fundamental human criteria. They isolate people; they do not [...]

In Search of the Magic City: Making Pedestrian Places in an Automotive Culture

In Search of the Magic City:  Making Pedestrian Places in an Automotive Culture

I'm looking at the April 1961 issue of Road & Track ("the motor enthusiasts' magazine") which I bought when I was twelve.  Above the cover photo, a time-lapse shot of the ocean-front highway in nighttime Santa Monica (white and red streaks [...]

New 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps Available – Free!

New 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps Available – Free!

From a City of Boulder press release: With summer right around the corner, newly redesigned 2010 City of Boulder Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps are available and free to the public. The new maps are easy to read, small enough to fit in your [...]

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