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Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

Mapping the 2017 Boulder City Council Candidates

Mapping the 2017 Boulder City Council Candidates

With the proliferation of organizations supporting candidates and issues in Boulder City Council elections, it becomes ever more difficult to track who is supporting whom. Fortunately, in a city where many have advanced degrees, we can use a bit of [...]

Coloradan Magazine Archives | Open space

Coloradan Magazine Archives | Open space

Emeritus professors Al Bartlett, left, of physics and Lynn Wolfe (MFA’48) of fine arts stand on Boulder’s Bobolink Trail "Hordes of veterans flocked to CU to attend school on the G.I. Bill after World War II. The Bureau of Standards moved to [...]

Remembering Al Bartlett

Remembering Al Bartlett

Editor's note: On Tuesday, November 1, the Boulder City Council will hold a public hearing to designate Professor Albert A. Bartlett's home a city historic landmark at the request of the Bartlett family. To mark the event, we're running a letter [...]

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 [...]

Al Bartlett Memorial-Sat. Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.

Al Bartlett Memorial-Sat. Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.

Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett's memorial has been set for 3 p.m. on Sat. Nov. 2nd.  The venue is the Stadium Club, which is on the 5th floor of the Folsom Field football stadium (east side of the stadium). It is open to the public. Watch a [...]

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Editor's note: This article was adapted by the author from a paper written for an urban planning course at Cornell Driven by a localist philosophy of city planning, in 1958 a group of City of Boulder residents initiated an enduring shift in [...]

The Atlantic Cities | What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

The Atlantic Cities | What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

"If we fail to insist on the kinds of places that people instinctively love, we won’t succeed, and we won’t deserve to, either." Read the entire article at the Atlantic Cities: What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density.

Adding It Up

Adding It Up

The United States Constitution requires the federal government to conduct a census of population every ten years. The census was originally intended to determine representation in the U. S. House of Representatives but the data derived has been [...]

This Law Cannot Be Repealed

This Law Cannot Be Repealed

Recent news stories have told about the Boulder City Council acting to reduce speaking times from 3 minutes to 2 minutes for citizens wishing to address the Council at public meetings. This is a symptom of a deep illness, yet the reports [...]

Growth and Prosperity

Growth and Prosperity

A new study of growth and prosperity in American cities examines long-held beliefs about the benefits of growth.  In Eben Fodor's article, Relationship between Growth and Prosperity in 100 Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas, the conventional wisdom [...]

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