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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Counterintuitive: How Having Access to a Fleet of Cars Lowers Car Use

Counterintuitive: How Having Access to a Fleet of Cars Lowers Car Use

Scenario one: Your personal car is parked out front and you get a sudden craving for ice cream. You don't think about it. You jump in your car, drive to the grocery store, buy a pint of ice cream, drive home and eat the ice cream. Scenario [...]

LATimes.com | Critic’s Notebook: Fast lane to gridlock

LATimes.com | Critic’s Notebook: Fast lane to gridlock

It's striking, though, that amid all this handwringing we've barely paused to ask the most basic questions about what the widening project means for the city and how we navigate it or how we think about the relationship between architecture and [...]

NYTimes.com | Number of Female Cyclists Lags in New York, With Safety as a Concern

NYTimes.com | Number of Female Cyclists Lags in New York, With Safety as a Concern

Despite the city’s efforts to become more bike friendly, male cyclists in New York continue to outnumber female cyclists three to one, just as they have steadily over the past two decades. Data tracked by the city and private groups shows the gap [...]

denverpost.com | More Denver residents embrace car-sharing

denverpost.com | More Denver residents embrace car-sharing

The pain of gas prices and a desire to do good for themselves and the environment are pushing more people to ditch their personal wheels and rely on car-sharing. Read the entire article at DenverPost.com: More Denver residents embrace car-sharing [...]

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 [...]

Rust Wire | Soul-Crushing Sprawl Killing Business

Rust Wire | Soul-Crushing Sprawl Killing Business

The fundamental problem it seems to me is that our region has gone berserk on suburbia to the expense of having any type of nearby open space or viable urban communities, which are the two primary spatial assets that attract and retain the best [...]

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 [...]

CSMonitor | Downtown need a makeover? More cities are razing urban highways

CSMonitor | Downtown need a makeover? More cities are razing urban highways

"For people who live and work around , they always had huge negative side effects: They broke up the urban fabric, were noisy, and divided cities," says Ted Shelton, a professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee who has studied urban [...]

Flat Iron Bike | Being Car Free in Boulder

Flat Iron Bike | Being Car Free in Boulder

Of the places I’ve lived in the US, Boulder makes car-free living the easiest and most enjoyable.  For me, that means riding my bike.  Yes, there’s a little snow, and a few times each winter bitter cold will slide down from Canada, and yes [...]

Bike Rentals Aimed at Replacing Car Trips

Bike Rentals Aimed at Replacing Car Trips

B-Cycle plans to start operating in Boulder on May 20, 2011, but before that happens it needs to raise $650,000 in capital, Elizabeth Train, one of Boulder B-Cycle’s three current staff members, disclosed at a PLAN-Boulder forum on January 24. At [...]

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