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Posts Tagged ‘youth’

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 [...]

Planetizen | Families WILL Choose to Live Downtown, If We Design for Kids!

Planetizen | Families WILL Choose to Live Downtown, If We Design for Kids!

"So should we want families downtown?I strongly believe we should. They're a big part of complete, mixed, vibrant and lively downtown neighbourhoods. Singles, seniors and couples downtown may be great, but kids and baby-strollers make communities [...]

Streetsblog | Build It for Isabella: Putting a Face on Why People Hesitate to Bike

Streetsblog | Build It for Isabella: Putting a Face on Why People Hesitate to Bike

"People are constantly choosing whether to use a bicycle for a trip; the fact that most Americans choose not to isn’t so much about their fundamental nature but about their culture, their resources, and their streets." Read the entire entry at: [...]

TreeHugger | Older, Smaller, Better: Why new ideas need old buildings

TreeHugger | Older, Smaller, Better: Why new ideas need old buildings

"Based upon statistical analysis of the built fabric of three major American cities, this research finds that established neighborhoods with a mix of older, smaller buildings perform better than districts with larger, newer structures when tested [...]

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

I’ve finally managed to do something in the world that has an impact.  It’s called Trip Tracker.  I work for Boulder Valley School District’s Transportation Department.  For almost everyone, school district transportation departments mean [...]

The Urbanophile | What Is a City For?

The Urbanophile | What Is a City For?

"If we expect cities to be part of the answer to the problem of climate change, the financial unsustainability of sprawl, or anything else, then it has to be a place where children can be raised to thrive in the world." Read the entire piece at [...]

Concealed Carry on Campus

Concealed Carry on Campus

Inscription above the west portal doors of Norlin Library (from http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/about/norlin.htm) House Education Committee Dear Lawmakers, I am writing to urge you to please support House Bill 13-1226. As a resident of [...]

CU Administration’s Reckless 4/20 Plan Risks Violence

CU Administration’s Reckless 4/20 Plan Risks Violence

As you know by now, the annual 4/20 cannabis smoke-out is fast approaching. For several years, thousands from all over the Metro Area have gathered on CU's Norlin Quad to toke up at precisely 4:20pm. After an afternoon of low-key festivities a cloud [...]

Transportation & the New Generation

Transportation & the New Generation

"From World War II until just a few years ago, the number of miles  driven annually on America’s roads steadily increased. Then, at the turn of the century, something changed: Americans began driving less. By 2011, the average American was [...]

Obama Youth Summit at CU

Obama Youth Summit at CU

The Obama campaign returned to the CU campus last night at the “Greater Together Youth Summit.” Back in 2008, Michelle Obama spoke on Farrand Field on behalf of her husband. This time around CU was selected as one of 12 universities across the [...]

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