Monthly Archives: October 2019

Quality of Life in Boulder, Colorado

By Dom Nozzi A friend sent me the following comments: When you break it down to what the things that people are unhappy about [in Boulder], they are- Boulder is growing too fast and too much and it is permanently altering … Continue reading

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Letter to Council on Right-Sizing Folsom Street in Boulder Colorado

  August 17, 2015 Dear Members of the Boulder City Council, Over the past several weeks, there has been an avalanche of letters attacking the City proposal to right-size Folsom. Hundreds of opponents filled the Council auditorium to denounce the … Continue reading

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Fixing Transportation Problems With Pricing in Boulder Colorado

By Dom Nozzi February 21, 2010 How can we improve transportation in Boulder, Colorado? Here are some of my ideas. I prefer the efficiency of pricing as a lever to achieve GHG emission objectives, rather than land use policies. I … Continue reading

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Bean Counting is Bad for Boulder

By Dom Nozzi August 15, 2015 Boulder voters are being asked this fall to vote on a seemingly wonderful measure called “Growth Shall Pay Its own Way.” I spent 20 years, as a professional town planner, implementing such a law … Continue reading

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Boulder CO Struggles with Too Many Jobs

  By Dom Nozzi January 9, 2003 A friend asked me what I thought about Boulder, Colorado trying to get a handle on the “problem” of too many jobs. Here is what I told her… In looking at Boulder efforts, … Continue reading

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Boulder NIMBYs Make Boulder Quality of Life Worse

By Dom Nozzi June 22, 2015 When it comes to development, Boulder is most well-known for its well-deserved reputation for an extreme, hostile, antagonistic attitude that a large number of Boulder citizens express toward development. This hyper NIMBYism is almost … Continue reading

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Removing Travel Lanes in Boulder, Colorado

By Dom Nozzi June 15, 2015 Removing travel lanes from a street is increasingly popular throughout the nation due to the fact that so many streets have been (very expensively) oversized due to conventional, tragic views in the past that … Continue reading

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The Junior Academy (Trailhead) Residential Project at 2600-block of 4th Street in Boulder, Colorado

By Dom Nozzi April 25, 2015 A new neighborhood has been proposed on the west side of Boulder, Colorado. It is the former site of the Junior Academy, and is called “Trailhead” (due to its proximity to the popular Sanitas … Continue reading

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Stopping Growth: Development Politics in Boulder, Colorado

By Dom Nozzi December 15, 2014 In my humble opinion, it is mostly a waste of time to talk about stopping population growth — particularly in a city — where for legal and other reasons, no American city has deliberately … Continue reading

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