Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Case Against the Colorado Transportation Sales Tax on the November 2018 Ballot

By Dom Nozzi I have almost 40 years of academic and professional (and lifestyle) experience in the field of transportation, which is why I am without hesitation voting AGAINST the Proposition 110 sales tax increase for Colorado transportation funding, and … Continue reading

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The Backlash Against Road Diets

By Dom Nozzi May 16, 2018 In May 2018, Citylab.com published an essay entitled “How to Kill a Bike Lane.” It was one of the most depressing articles I have ever read. Road diets (usually removing 2 car travel lanes … Continue reading

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The Death of Celebration

By Dom Nozzi April 20, 2018 A friend of mine held her annual New Year’s Eve party this past January. Sadly (and puzzling for her, given the large turnout she has had for her party in previous years), there was … Continue reading

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Too Little Open Space?

By Dom Nozzi April 16, 2018 In March 2018, the “Transportation Psychologist” posted the following photo and comment on Facebook to illustrate the enormous amount of space that a passenger car consumes: The Transportation Psychologist asked, “If you wouldn’t build … Continue reading

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Maximum Heights for Buildings in Smaller Cities

By Dom Nozzi July 2014 I believe that five stories generally makes sense as a maximum height for a smaller city such as Boulder CO. I wouldn’t be rigidly opposed to taller buildings, but I think taller buildings in Boulder … Continue reading

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The Importance of Easy Access to Natural Areas

By Dom Nozzi December 17, 2002 People appreciate something if they are exposed to it. The only way for most kids to have EASY, regular access to vacant, weedy woodlots that tend to be sprinkled throughout a community is that … Continue reading

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