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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Los Angeles Magazine | Between the Lines

Los Angeles Magazine | Between the Lines

"This spring the DOT plans to introduce an $18.5 million smart wireless meter system based on Shoup’s theories. Called ExpressPark, the 6,000-meter array will be installed on downtown streets and lots, along with sensors buried in the pavement of [...]

Getthefactsgolden.org | Golden challenges decision to provide federal refuge land for Jefferson Parkway

Getthefactsgolden.org | Golden challenges decision to provide federal refuge land for Jefferson Parkway

"The City of Golden on Jan. 5, 2012, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to halt the transfer of federal land for the construction of the proposed Jefferson [...]

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 [...]

Sightline Daily | More Roads = More Traffic

Sightline Daily | More Roads = More Traffic

"To many folks who follow transportation issues closely, the idea that new roads create new traffic is familiar—yet it sometimes gets bandied about rather casually, as if it’s something that we know but don’t particularly need to prove. But [...]

Jefferson Parkway Inches Closer to Reality

Jefferson Parkway Inches Closer to Reality

It's been quite a week on the Jefferson Parkway front. Consider: Fish & Wildlife clears the way for the Jefferson Parkway Deciding against an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Parkway/land-transfer matter, FWS (Fish and Wildlife) [...]

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 [...]

GOOD | How Biking Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars in Health Expenses

GOOD | How Biking Can Save Cities Billions of Dollars in Health Expenses

Last week, the journal Environmental Health Perspectives published findings from a study by scientists at the University of Wisconsin on the economic and health benefits of switching from a car to a bike for trips shorter than five miles long in 11 [...]

Profile: Tales of In-commuters

Profile: Tales of In-commuters

The 52,850 people who commute into Boulder every day could fill the equivalent of almost five Coors Events Centers. Reference to these commuters is often made in Boulder's discussions about such issues as housing, transportation, jobs, parking, [...]

Miller-McCune | Vehicle-to-Grid: A New Spin on Car Payments

Miller-McCune | Vehicle-to-Grid: A New Spin on Car Payments

For 15 years, Kempton, who directs the University of Delaware’s Center for Carbon-Free Power Integration, has pushed the idea that fleets of electric vehicles — rather than being another big draw on the electric grid — could provide valuable [...]

Eugene Weekly | Road Overkill

Eugene Weekly | Road Overkill

Two months ago an obscure but powerful local committee held a hearing on $1.5 billion in government spending, but no one testified. The hearing before the Metropolitan Policy Committee MPC, an intergovernmental group of local elected officials, was [...]

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