Open Space http://aspenpublicradio.org en Study Looks at Capacity and Use of Rio Grande Trail http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/study-looks-capacity-and-use-rio-grande-trail <p></p><p>An increasing number of groups want to use the Rio Grande Trail to host events like running and cycling races. So, Pitkin County commissioned a survey. The results show how many people use the trail during peak times and whether there’s a tolerance from the public for additional events. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:16:13 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15748 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Study Looks at Capacity and Use of Rio Grande Trail What Is Environmental Sustainability in Aspen? http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/what-environmental-sustainability-aspen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of Aspen wants to know what “environmental sustainability” means to people here. Does it mean cleaner air or making sure there’s enough water to go around? Or maybe there’s another description&nbsp;It’s part of Aspen’s new effort to find out exactly how well the city is meeting its own sustainability goals. &nbsp;Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher filed this report.</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 01:59:06 +0000 Elise Thatcher 1333 at http://aspenpublicradio.org What Is Environmental Sustainability in Aspen?