Monthly Archives: February 2020

Will Boulder’s Traffic Safety Program be Effective?

By Dom Nozzi Whenever I hear about a call for “more education” to improve traffic safety, I know that the issue is not one we are serious about solving (and the call usually comes from the political right wing). It … Continue reading

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My Comments Regarding Vision Zero in Boulder Colorado

By Dom Nozzi   I have served on the Boulder Transportation Advisory Board for 4.5 years. Because only a tiny number of people attend the Board meetings, the thoughts shared by us Board members are heard by almost no one. … Continue reading

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What Tools Can Be Used in Boulder Colorado to Create More Affordable Housing?

By Dom Nozzi September 15, 2017 Boulder, Colorado – due to such factors as its strikingly picturesque setting, its outstanding climate, its proximity to a large number of world-class hiking and biking trails, its proximity to ski resorts (and many … Continue reading

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A Squandered Opportunity at Boulder Junction

By Dom Nozzi I am very disappointed that Boulder is squandering a golden opportunity to create a high-quality town center that promotes significant levels of cycling, walking, and transit at Boulder Junction. The location was a blank slate that gave … Continue reading

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Should We Stop Growth or Promote Quality Development in Boulder?

By Dom Nozzi In Boulder, Colorado, it is quite common to hear the suggestion that we must stop growth in our community to protect our quality of life. In response, I point out that there are no realistic, humane, ethical, … Continue reading

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Response to an Editorial by the Editor of the Boulder CO Newspaper

By Dom Nozzi On July 2, 2017, Dave Krieger, the editor of Boulder, Colorado’s major newspaper — the Boulder Daily Camera — published an opinion piece called “Traffic Engineering Rules Still Apply.” The piece contained several unfair misstatements. Mr. Krieger … Continue reading

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Reducing Car Trips in Boulder CO

By Dom Nozzi July 25, 2017 Way back in 1989, Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy showed that traffic congestion REDUCES air emissions and gas consumption at the regional level. This is in part due to the reduction in low-value car … Continue reading

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Reducing Car Trips in Boulder

By Dom Nozzi Way back in 1989, Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy showed that traffic congestion REDUCES air emissions and gas consumption at the regional level. This is in part due to the reduction in low-value car trips caused by … Continue reading

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Behind the Times: Making It Difficult to Walk or Bicycle in Boulder CO

By Dom Nozzi Despite the conventional wisdom – that Boulder CO has long been a mecca of cutting edge, progressive transportation — Boulder has spent several decades making it very difficult to be a bike commuter (or a pedestrian). This … Continue reading

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