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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

Last night (10/23/13) seven Boulder City Council candidates visited the Rad-ish Collective, an activist co-op that does a lot of volunteering behind the scenes of Boulder Food Rescue. All photos by Zane Selvans The candidates had some motley [...]

Andrew Shoemaker: Attorney and Businessman

Andrew Shoemaker: Attorney and Businessman

This is the tenth and last in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lauren is studying for her master's in journalism at CU-Boulder. She graduated from CU in 2011 with [...]

Mary Young Plans Transportation Upgrades as a Building Block to Community Sustainability

Mary Young Plans Transportation Upgrades as a Building Block to Community Sustainability

This is the fifth in a series of candidate profiles written by journalism students at CU-Boulder. April Nowicki is a graduate student and local freelancer reporting on renewable energy, water conservation, smart electricity grids and other [...]

Sam Weaver, Energy Expert and Pragmatist

Sam Weaver, Energy Expert and Pragmatist

Candidate Sam Weaver (photos from sam4council.org/) This is the fourth in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lars Gesing is a graduate student from Hamburg, [...]

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum: Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

On September 30, 2013, Boulder City Council candidates and citizens gathered for the "Cooling the Climate Candidate Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans."  The forum opened with brief statements from Eco-Cycle, Sierra Club, and [...]

Electric Bikes on Boulder’s Paths

Electric Bikes on Boulder’s Paths

The last year has seen a flurry of Letters to the Editor in the Daily Camera from cyclists and pedestrians alike, frustrated at each other's behavior on the Boulder Creek Path, and other well used parts of our path network. The debate has recently [...]

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Rarely in the past have Boulder City Council members who represented the city on trips outside of the state reported to the public on what they learned. But Deputy Mayor Lisa Morzel broke that sad record of neglect at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on [...]

Switchboard | Federal court says highway sponsors must first study transit, impacts on suburban sprawl

Switchboard | Federal court says highway sponsors must first study transit, impacts on suburban sprawl

"he court was emphatic that the agencies must look at the effects of the highway-first transportation practices on the metropolitan region, and specifically at the possibility that highway expansion enables suburban sprawl." Read the entire [...]

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

"There’s even a case to be made that helmets actually increase the risk of injury. Institute of Transport Economics researchers Aslak Fyhri and Ross O. Phillips 'found that after having removed their helmets, routine helmet users cycled more [...]

Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

I recently came across an interesting article by Ralph Buehler and John Pucher about the city of Freiburg, Germanyand its transportation system and planning since WWII (when it was 80% destroyed by Allied bombing raids). The city isn't so different [...]

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