Monthly Archives: December 2018

Transportation Comments in Advance of My Leaving for a Trip to Europe

By Dom Nozzi May 2, 2017 My girlfriend and I would be enjoying a few weeks in the bicycling and walking paradise of Switzerland, The Netherlands, and Belgium. That meant that I would need to miss my monthly Transportation Advisory … Continue reading

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Fighting Against What Is Wanted

  By Dom Nozzi April 26, 2017 Many in Boulder CO hold contradictory views. On the one hand, one hears a lot of folks saying they hate sprawl and cars (at least those driven by others) and the high cost … Continue reading

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Effective Education Tactics for Sustainable Transportation

By Dom Nozzi April 19, 2017 A Boulder transportation planner asked me if I knew of any effective education tactics Boulder could use. Of course I do. I’m happy to offer my thoughts and suggestions. I’m a cultural materialist, I … Continue reading

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No-Growthers and the Double Standard

By Dom Nozzi April 14, 2017 American communities, for several decades, have suffered from being the home of a great many citizens with two toxic beliefs: No-growthers, who oppose nearly all proposed developments, and the Double Standard crowd. A shocking … Continue reading

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Should We Require Green Space in Front of a Large Building in a Town Center?

  By Dom Nozzi March 15, 2017   Some of my friends in Boulder, Colorado are bothered that a new Google corporation development project in the eastern town center lacks “open space” between the building and the street. I point … Continue reading

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What Do I Think of the Diverging Diamond Interchange?

  By Dom Nozzi Febuary 2, 2017 Superior, Colorado built a “diverging diamond” interchange that opened in October 2015. It was only the second such interchange to ever be built in Colorado. Traffic engineers are singing its praises throughout the nation. … Continue reading

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An Important Cause of the “No Growth” Movement

By Dom Nozzi December 11, 2018 Cities across the US – particularly cities such as Boulder, Colorado – have seen a significant rise in citizens aggressively fighting to stop growth. Terms such as NIMBY or No-Growther describe such people. What … Continue reading

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Is Traffic Calming Unsafe?

  By Dom Nozzi November 1, 2016 On October 5th, David Wagner alleged in the Boulder CO Daily Camera that traffic calming (which uses street design to slow cars to safe speeds) does not improve safety, yet significantly degrades fire … Continue reading

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Promoting Traffic Safety

  By Dom Nozzi August 20, 2016 After three years of trying, I have finally been given the opportunity to give a presentation to the Boulder transportation advisory board – of which I have been a member. The topic will … Continue reading

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Reforming Parking

By Dom Nozzi January 18, 2016 Based on what I have learned in my 20-year career as a town planner, there is little that is more important than substantially reforming parking regulations. Nearly all community parking regulations – including those … Continue reading

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