Monthly Archives: January 2019

Does Transportation Drive Land Use?

By Dom Nozzi June 15, 2000 Often, I notice people express the opinion that transportation is dependent on land use. Similarly, I’m often told that land use comes first, and transportation planning and development follows to accommodate the land use. … Continue reading

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The Time to Prioritize Transportation Safety is Now

By Dom Nozzi As a member of the Boulder Transportation Advisory Board, I am alarmed by the recent uptick in serious injuries and deaths caused by vehicle crashes on roads in our area. The number is inexcusable. One of the … Continue reading

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NIMBY Screamers Are Their Own Worst Enemies

By Dom Nozzi September 16, 2017 Ironically, those people who scream the loudest that developers will not ever develop European charm are the very same people who ALSO scream that developers must (1) PROVIDE MORE PARKING!!!!!!! (2) PROVIDE MORE OPEN … Continue reading

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Free Flowing Traffic: Desirable or Ruinous?

By Dom Nozzi August 25, 2017 Highway expansion ruinously continues in Boulder CO — largely through the on-going efforts to add new turn lanes at intersections in Boulder. That exceptionally counterproductive action will only become less common when Boulder residents … Continue reading

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Why Are Mom and Pop Stores So Scarce?

By Dom Nozzi May 17, 2017 A friend of mine recently complained that the city we live in (Boulder CO) is “planning ANOTHER bank for the Pearl St. Mall! When is enough enough,” she asked? She went on to claim … Continue reading

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Why Are Traffic Deaths So Barbarically High?

By Dom Nozzi February 21, 2017 It is inexcusable that when we look at traffic fatalities — and the all-too-common call to reduce the number of fatalities with “safer” cars — we ignore the huge number of bicyclists and pedestrians … Continue reading

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The Fruits of NIMBYism, Part II

By Dom Nozzi May 28, 2017 I have a friend here in Boulder who complained about how Boulder, Colorado would heavy-handedly not allow accessory kitchens such as hers at her upstairs apartments. My response: Anti-density NIMBYism strikes again. This sort … Continue reading

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Will Open Space Make a Town Center Better?

By Dom Nozzi May 25, 2017 Despite the conventional wisdom, town squares are not improved via big setbacks and vegetated open space. Squares such as in this photo below feel wonderful, safe, convivial, and happy because of such things as … Continue reading

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