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Posts Tagged ‘planning’

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2I: Planning Department Budget Recommendation

City of Boulder Ballot Question 2I: Planning Department Budget Recommendation

Note: This article is part of a series of 2018 ballot issue analyses written for the Blue Line by author Richard Valenty. You can find coverage of the other 2018 ballot issues here. Ed. Question 2I would amend City Charter section 78, to [...]

Co-op Ordinance—Boon or Boondoggle?

Co-op Ordinance—Boon or Boondoggle?

For the past 8 months, City Council has been developing an ordinance to expand the permitting of co-operative houses into low density, single family neighborhoods. This has caused a lot of pushback from neighborhoods. City’s zoning map, [...]

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 [...]

The Guardian | If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

The Guardian | If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

“'The thing that’s stuck with me was Le Corbusier’s idea that everyone should work to a human scale, which you can’t really argue with – but the figure he used to show how this worked was six feet tall! Generally speaking women are [...]

Boulder Biketopia at the ULI Salon

Boulder Biketopia at the ULI Salon

NYC October 2012 (istock) Boulder's newly minted chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) hosted its second salon on December 6th in collaboration with Bikes Belong and Community Cycles, entitled Biketopia: Dramatically Increasing Boulder's Bike [...]