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Posts Tagged ‘urban planning’

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 3

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 3

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 3 of section 1. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Congestion, [...]

Project for Public Spaces | Equitable Placemaking: Not the End, but the Means

Project for Public Spaces | Equitable Placemaking: Not the End, but the Means

"A bike lane is not Placemaking; neither is a market, a hand-painted crosswalk, public art, a parklet, or a new development. Placemaking is not the end product, but a means to an end. It is the process by which a community defines its own [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 2

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 2

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 2 of section 1. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Safeway parking lot [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 1

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Economics of Transportation, Part 1

Double left turn intersection at Pearl and 28th, Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Dom Nozzi Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 1 of [...]

Policy Innovations | What Makes a City Great? It’s not the Liveability but the Loveability

Policy Innovations | What Makes a City Great? It’s not the Liveability but the Loveability

"A good place has at least 10 reasons to be in it, and what gets people to come back to a place or to have a memorable experience is the layering of things in it. We are often told that the aesthetics and the infrastructure, the form of the space is [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Introduction

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Introduction

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is the introduction. Pearl Street Mall, June 2015, Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Dom Nozzi Many [...]

Next City | Pope to Urban Planners: Build Better Cities

Next City | Pope to Urban Planners: Build Better Cities

"Our civic spaces are intensely personal, shaping the terrain of our lives and our memories. They influence how we think, feel, act and express our identity. 'We make every effort to adapt to our environment, but when it is disorderly, chaotic or [...]

Citizen Participation in Boulder: Real or Charade?

Citizen Participation in Boulder: Real or Charade?

2010 aerial photo by Doc Searls (flickr creative commons https://flic.kr/p/8UoZod) Anyone who’s paying attention knows that there has been a lot of controversy surrounding citizen engagement efforts in connection with the city’s “Housing [...]

Washington Post | The real challenge for cities: What happens when Millennials have babies and the suburbs beckon?

Washington Post | The real challenge for cities: What happens when Millennials have babies and the suburbs beckon?

"Planners in D.C. and other cities have had much success luring young professionals to urban neighborhoods, so much so that a prominent question among economists and housing analysts is whether all the millennials who moved to cities will stay once [...]

City Journal | American Architecture’s Classical Revival

City Journal | American Architecture’s Classical Revival

"Why, in 2015, would anyone want to build a classical building? The answer: to reconnect present-day architecture and city building with American political ideals, history, and culture. This impulse, more common today than in several generations, [...]

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