News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Friday November 24th 2017

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

city council transportation energy municipalization xcel housing urban planning april fools bicycles climate action election 2011 density affordable housing boulder county open space agriculture renewables CU local food climate change election 2013 development jefferson parkway youth election pedestrian election 2015 preservation Rocky Flats election 2017 BVSD immigration mountain bikes recreation transit urban design GMOs farming decarbonization plan boulder boards and commissions fires fracking wildlife colorado politics downtown architecture new era colorado smart regs plutonium journalism homeless transit village parking commuting radioactive waste ghgs height limits natural gas rental planning board coal energy efficiency walkability historic preservation april fools 2015 population growth land use historic district diversity Neighborhoods flood students North Boulder arts gardens education solar election 2010 growth University Hill bus zoning taxes water supply nutrition RTD library electric utility safety water quality bike lane election 2012 groundwater sprawl april fools 2016 affairs of the heart organic flood plain blue line mayor zero waste planning reserve wetlands hazardous waste politics county commissioners hogan-pancost obama transportation master plan renewable energy electric vehicle ballot right-sizing street design golden Mapleton solar panels PV recycling comprehensive plan longmont climate smart loan diagonal plaza bears colorado legislature flood mitigation campaign finance boulder junction conservation easement epa congestion pesticide food inequality drought community cycles election 2016 road diet flooding bus rapid transit children PUC automobile daily camera Newlands league of women voters ecocycle BVCP climate change deniers community sam weaver ken wilson wind power david miller bsec boulder creek contamination crime boulder bob bellemare mlk kevin hotaling john tayer Orchard Grove civil rights green points al bartlett technology EV arizona west tsa public spaces marijuana Whittier

Posts Tagged ‘University Hill’

Jyotsna Raj, candidate comes from a family rooted in academics, women’s leadership

Jyotsna Raj, candidate comes from a family rooted in academics, women’s leadership

Artist Jyotsna Raj poses with her painting "Buddha's Lotus" (photo courtesy Jyotsna Raj) During her last bid for City Council, artist Jyotsna Raj heard from a group of Boulder’s homeless at a forum. She was taken by their issues. “It pulled on [...]

2B or Not 2B—That Is the Question (Along With 1A, 1B, and 2A)

2B or Not 2B—That Is the Question (Along With 1A, 1B, and 2A)

At a PLAN-Boulder County ballot issues forum on Friday, October 10, 2014, the only debate that occurred concerned the wisdom of Ballot Issue 2B, which would allow the Boulder City Council to hold executive sessions to obtain legal advice related to [...]

Fixing the Hill’s Alcohol Problem

Fixing the Hill’s Alcohol Problem

Proposed changes to the land use provisions of the Boulder municipal code are ultimately likely to accomplish two things: reduce alcohol consumption in the commercial area of University Hill and other parts of Boulder, and diversify the mixture of [...]

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

The recent 2010 U.S. Census data tell an interesting story about how University Hill has changed over the years. One way to look at it is to follow the population counts in Census Tract 124.  This area is the focus of many of the discussions the [...]

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 [...]

Town-Gown Meeting Sheds Light on Hill Problems, Including Poor Illumination by Street Lights

Town-Gown Meeting Sheds Light on Hill Problems, Including Poor Illumination by Street Lights

A large meeting on the afternoon of March 31 of neighbors, student leaders, and city and university officials about crime and other bad behavior on University Hill revealed that despite vigorous efforts by CU and the city to deter and control [...]

CU Seeks Comment on Master Plan

CU Seeks Comment on Master Plan

CU-Boulder's Campus Master Plan, released this week, could bring dramatic changes to some of the more far-flung parts of the campus.  But the plan calls for only incremental changes to the core campus area. The master plan generally addresses [...]

Boulder Weekly | The End of an Era

Boulder Weekly | The End of an Era

At the close of business today, a general store that has become a Boulder institution will shut its doors for the last time. Jones General Store and Camera, located at 1370 College Ave. on University Hill, is closing today because its building [...]

Modest Steps for Uni-Hill

Modest Steps for Uni-Hill

Wholesale redevelopment of the University Hill commercial area appears to be off the table as stakeholders focus on clean up and code enforcement.  At a PLAN-Boulder forum last Friday (May 14, 2010),  a panel consisting of Molly Winter, executive [...]