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Posts Tagged ‘transit village’

Trees Are Key at Boulder Junction

Trees Are Key at Boulder Junction

In recent years, a portion of the eastern part of Boulder, near 30th Street and Pearl Parkway, has become a popular site for the city’s start-up companies. But with its large blocks and scarce roadway connections, this part of the city, [...]

Trying to Create a Well Loved Place at Boulder Junction

Trying to Create a Well Loved Place at Boulder Junction

Boulder Junction existing (left) and envisioned (all images courtesy City of Boulder) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on Friday, February 28, three luminaries from the City of Boulder staff described painstaking efforts to create a welcoming place at [...]

Poll: Public Transit Options for the Northwest Corridor

Poll: Public Transit Options for the Northwest Corridor

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on March 19, 2012, the majority of a panel of current and former local officials concurred on the need for more details and guarantees from RTD with respect to its recent “hybrid” proposal for transit in the [...]

The Train, the Bus, or Both?

The Train, the Bus, or Both?

PLAN-Boulder County sent the following letter to the Boulder City Council, the Boulder County Commissioners and the RTD Board of Directors March 6, 2012 PLAN-Boulder County strongly supports an energy efficient mass transit system in the NW [...]

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 [...]

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Revisiting Junction Place, the TVAP and Multi-Way Boulevards

Last fall, representatives from Community Cycles participated in a discussion with the city and various stakeholders regarding upcoming redevelopment along Pearl Parkway.  I wrote about the experience and the Transit Village Area Plan (TVAP) more [...]

The Atlantic Cities | Debunking the Cul-de-Sac

The Atlantic Cities | Debunking the Cul-de-Sac

Earlier neighborhoods were literally built on a scale for the human body, with architectural embellishments at eye level and blocks and sidewalks designed for foot travel. The human measuring stick hasn’t changed much over the last 200 years, and [...]

Housing Goes East

Housing Goes East

A handful of new housing projects in east Boulder, some just being completed and some only in the concept stage, promise to shift the city’s population center eastward and could significantly change the character of their surroundings. In [...]

RTD Selects Developer for Boulder Site

RTD Selects Developer for Boulder Site

The Regional Transportation District chose two firms to develop the first transit-oriented project in Boulder’s Transit Village. Pedersen Development Company and Adolfson & Peterson Construction Company filed with the City of Boulder a concept [...]

Is Boulder Providing Too Little Parking, or Too Much?

Is Boulder Providing Too Little Parking, or Too Much?

Two recent transportation studies indicate that motor vehicle parking requirements for residential development in Boulder are higher than optimal, but that the lower standards enacted for the Boulder Junction area are about right or even lower than [...]

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