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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 2. Regional Transportation

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 2. Regional Transportation

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the second part in a six part series extracted from the report. Transportation problems require transportation solutions. The City of Boulder [...]

ConocoPhillips’ Plans Remain Vague, But Its Impact Is Already Big

ConocoPhillips’ Plans Remain Vague, But Its Impact Is Already Big

Although final plans for ConocoPhillips’ research and training facility in Louisville have not even been submitted to the City, the project has already lifted housing prices in Louisville and is predicted to also buoy them in the cities of [...]

Popular Science | The Solar Roadrunner

Popular Science | The Solar Roadrunner

The road ahead is paved with photovoltaics. That’s how Scott Brusaw sees it, anyway. His company, Solar Roadways, is embedding PV cells and LED lights into panels engineered to withstand the forces of traffic. The lights would allow for [...]

Walk & Bike Month Holds ‘Park(ing)’ Spaces Day June 11

Walk & Bike Month Holds ‘Park(ing)’ Spaces Day June 11

On June 11th from 10 am – 2 pm, bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly Boulder businesses will commandeer 18 parking spaces on “Park(ing) Spaces Day.” Businesses and workplaces will transform a street or private lot automobile parking space into a [...]

Is the Jefferson Parkway a Road to the Past?

Is the Jefferson Parkway a Road to the Past?

Smart twenty-first century transportation planning meets the multiple goals of economic, environmental, and social sustainability.  The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County has studied the proposed Jefferson Parkway toll road – with one [...]

US 36 Phase One Improvements

US 36 Phase One Improvements

City of Boulder Guidelines for the Implementation of US 36 Phase One Improvements was the topic of discussion at the April 6, 2010 City Council meeting. A Record of Decision (ROD) was signed in December 2009 for the first phase of improvements [...]

Boulder Reporter | DERAILED: The long, troubled saga of the Transit Village

Boulder Reporter | DERAILED: The long, troubled saga of the Transit Village

If developed as the plan foresees, Boulder will have, over the next several decades, missed a great opportunity to create a vibrant public place, rail or no rail. Property owners and developers will benefit because Boulder’s public officials were [...]

Transit Village Plan Moves Forward with Council Approval

Transit Village Plan Moves Forward with Council Approval

Never heard of the Transit Village?  See Transit Village 101. On Tuesday night (March 2, 2010), the Boulder City Council provided direction for initial implementation and funding for the Transit Village Area Plan (TVAP). David Driskell, [...]

City Council Priorities: Taking the Long View

City Council Priorities: Taking the Long View

In early January, the Daily Camera interviewed City Council members regarding their goals (see here) for the coming year,  in preparation for the goal setting retreat that occurred later in the month.  As I read through the goals – everything [...]

Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

Tag along on a scan tour of Europe to pick up new insights on how to develop livable communities by making them friendlier to nonmotorized traffic.

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