Monthly Archives: April 2020

Dom’s Top Five All-Time Favorite Festive Walks

By Dom Nozzi Walking, in my opinion, is one of the great pleasures of life. That makes sense, as humans are hard-wired to be a walking species. Indeed, we all know that a person notices more architecture and landscaping and … Continue reading

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What Does Our Stimulus Agenda Need to Be To Build a Better Future?

By Dom Nozzi There is much talk these days about taking advantage of the 2020 pandemic to achieve important societal objectives that have not been achieved despite their importance and despite there being known as problems for decades. The old … Continue reading

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Top Priorities for the Boulder Colorado City Council in 2020

By Dom Nozzi I submitted the following recommended priorities for the Boulder City Council for the year 2020. Reform Parking Boulder suffers from significant affordability woes and excessive dependence on car travel. By requiring new development to provide parking for … Continue reading

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Chiming In On a Neighborhood Discussion About Growth, Development, and Transportation in Boulder

By Dom Nozzi I keep getting confused by comments in this email conversation. More than one person has suggested we “improve planning” and “improve transportation.” I know of no one who would ever oppose those two things (therefore, why say … Continue reading

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Is Traffic Congestion a “Disease”?

By Dom Nozzi A friend sent me an article which made the point that lessons we learn about how infectious diseases spread in a pandemic such as the coronavirus can be applied to cities striving to reduce traffic congestion. I … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Politics in Boulder

By Dom Nozzi   PLAN-Boulder County, the leading advocacy group in Boulder County for what they curiously call “good planning,” has become a dinosaur that leads the charge, ironically, for increasing per capita car use and car dependency, less affordable … Continue reading

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Do Electric Vehicles Solve Most or All Motor Vehicle Problems?

  By Dom Nozzi A great many people seem to believe that the widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs) will solve most or all societal problems created by motor vehicles (MVs). This is not even close to being true. Air … Continue reading

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Boulder’s Low Rates of Bicycling

By Dom Nozzi   Tragically, and despite conventional wisdom, Boulder transportation is in the Dark Ages. The city is far behind on many transport issues and stubbornly remains stuck in the outdated thinking of the 1960s and 1970s. Check out, … Continue reading

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Some Reasons Why Boulder Is Not a Bicycle Heaven Like Utrecht in The Netherlands

By Dom Nozzi A champion of NIMBYism on the Boulder City Council had a citizen send her a YouTube video about Utrecht, a city Maggie and I recently visited and LOVED, and her comment was that “I had the good fortune … Continue reading

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