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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Council Candidates Fora Reveal Divisions over Familiar Issues

Council Candidates Fora Reveal Divisions over Familiar Issues

Although the typical Boulder electoral tendency to try to  blur policy differences in public with gauzy happy-talk was on full display at three recent PLAN-Boulder fora for Boulder City Council candidates, clear distinctions could nonetheless be [...]

Boulder County Commissioner Candidates Clash on Issues

Boulder County Commissioner Candidates Clash on Issues

At a PLAN-Boulder County election forum for Boulder County Commissioner candidates on September 30, 2016, Republican challengers clashed with Democratic incumbents most starkly on the subjects of roads and buses, the Twin Lakes low-income housing [...]

NYTimes.com | In San Francisco and Rooting for a Tech Comeuppance

NYTimes.com | In San Francisco and Rooting for a Tech Comeuppance

"For every person who moves to San Francisco, another two start commuting to work here. Traffic is down to a crawl: The average afternoon speed on the roads feeding into the highways has dropped 20 percent in the last two years. And the BART trains [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is the final installment: Section 5, Recommendations. To read the entire paper, start with the [...]

Flying Cars

Flying Cars

When I was young, probably in my pre-teens, I had an old Zenith “tombstone” radio next to my bed (probably a Zenith 5S-228). I’d listen to comics late at night and news early in the morning. At some point, probably in the late 50’s Dad [...]

The New Yorker | Google’s Driverless Car

The New Yorker | Google’s Driverless Car

"At first, it was a little alarming to see the steering wheel turn by itself, but that soon passed. The car clearly knew what it was doing. When the driver beside us drifted into our lane, the Lexus drifted the other way, keeping its distance. When [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This installment includes Sections 3 and 4, Regional Transportation and Sustainable, Green Travel, respectively. To [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 3

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 3

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer and fall we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 3 of section 2. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Safety When [...]

Julianne McCabe, RTD critic wants new transportation solutions in Boulder

Julianne McCabe, RTD critic wants new transportation solutions in Boulder

Candidate Julianne McCabe (left) at a recent candidate forum. Julianne McCabe’s curiosity led her to take up an independent study of transit issues in Boulder. The former attorney pored over RTD budgets, statewide transportation reports and [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 2

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 2

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer and fall we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 2 of section 2. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. "High-speed" [...]

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