Great Streets Academy Boulevard: The Multi-Way Boulevard as an Option

Last Wednesday, I attended a brainstorming session for the Academy Boulevard corridor.  The title of the study by CH2M Hill is “Great Streets”, the following is a link to the Study’s official website:  Great Streets. CH2MHill was hired by the City of Colorado Springs a little under a year ago to study Academy Boulevard inContinue reading “Great Streets Academy Boulevard: The Multi-Way Boulevard as an Option”

Academy Boulevard: Imagine the Possibilities!

Transportation: When considering alternatives for Academy Boulevard, transportation and its framework are key.  The existing model for Academy having 6-lanes of high-speed travel is not conducive to anything aside from moving vehicles.  At a bare minimum, Academy Boulevard should be reduced to 4 travel lanes with an increased median.  However, this is still not goingContinue reading “Academy Boulevard: Imagine the Possibilities!”

AIA Colorado South Livable Communities Workshop/ Charrette

At the beginning of June, CNU Colorado was asked to participate in the AIA Colorado South Liveable Communities charrette/ workshop for the Pikes Peak Region.  The workshop was held on the beautiful Colorado College campus just north of downtown Colorado Springs.  There were various presentations and topics throughout the charrette/workshop including an opening evening ofContinue reading “AIA Colorado South Livable Communities Workshop/ Charrette”