Category Archives: Better Block

Top Down or Bottom Up: An Interview with Colorado Public Radio

John Olson, of CSUI, spoke with Colorado Public Radio a couple weeks ago about Tactical Urbanism. The discussion was about the inclusiveness of Government in interventions and experiences from the Public Sector in Denver and the organizational level in Colorado … Continue reading

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Better Block Pikes Peak Video – 2012

It has been one year since a community of “do-ers” came together to demonstrate how a prominent good street in Downtown Colorado Springs could be a Great Street for People! Please explore our prior blog posts for statistics and valuable … Continue reading

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The Art of Better Block Pikes Peak

The following post is part of a larger series of posts sharing the photographs provided by Bussanich~Kjeldsen Art during Better Block Pikes Peak. Better Block Pikes Peak was a 24-hour urban intervention testing the built environment in Downtown Colorado Springs … Continue reading

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Better Block Pikes Peak Vehicular Traffic Data

Colorado Springs Urban Intervention presents the vehicular data assembled from Better Block Pikes Peak.
As we have told many people before, during and after Better Block Pikes Peak (BBPP), the fundamental purpose of BBPP was to experiment with the public realm. One of the experiments conducted was to see how vehicular traffic experienced the urban intervention. We discussed and debated what and how much that we would modify for the experiment. Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video from Better Block Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs Urban Intervention presented a variety of images and the┬átime lapse┬ávideo from Better Block Pikes Peak at the Fort Carson Garrison Sustainability Breakfast on November 14, 2012. The video is shown below, which shows the quantity of people who … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Urban Intervention Accepts an Award

Colorado Springs Urban Intervention accepted an award at the Colorado Sustainability Conference on October 26. We were honored to receive this award on behalf of all of our volunteers, sponsors and those who actively engaged in the experience of Better … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Our New Website!

Colorado Springs Urban Intervention, a Proud Program of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, is the name of the group who brought Better Block Pikes Peak to Colorado Springs. The following was the Press Release from BBPP: Better Block projects have … Continue reading

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