October 26, 2015, 8am PDT
You will be forgiven for thinking you are looking at an East Coast commuter rail line: It's electrified with level boarding, mostly 15-minute headways, with bike and luggage racks, operating 22 hours a day from Denver's Union Station to the airport.
The Denver Post
October 20, 2015, 7am PDT
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
New Geography
October 16, 2015, 12pm PDT
State transportation officials set new toll rates for two busy highway corridors outside Denver.
The Denver Post
September 16, 2015, 7am PDT
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
Houston Chronicle
September 14, 2015, 12pm PDT
Denver is considering its first steps toward an affordable housing preservation strategy, with time running out on the covenants that restrict rents on thousands of affordable housing units around the city.
The Denver Post
September 2, 2015, 9am PDT
A neighborhood known as a shopping district is quickly transforming into a live, work, play destination in heart of Denver.
The Denver Post
August 3, 2015, 10am PDT
A new Transit Center report shows what it takes to enact change.
Next City
July 31, 2015, 12pm PDT
According to an audit, the Denver Moves plan hasn't lived up to its goals, mainly because of a poor showing in the city's budget since implementation in 2011.
The Denver Post
July 15, 2015, 7am PDT
A Denver Post op-ed critiques the arguments employed to make the case for density in Denver.
The Denver Post
Blog post
July 15, 2015, 6am PDT
A retrospective of a billboard art exhibition at the 2013 Biennial of the Americas on the occasion of the 2015 Biennial's kick-off implicates an excellent model of citizen engagement and possibly some lessons for civic leaders and urban planners.
Dean Saitta
July 11, 2015, 11am PDT
The funding needed to complete the Two Basin Drainage Project in Denver would come as a package deal with a $1.2 billion plan to overhaul I-70. Residents are concerned that they might be getting more than they bargained for.
The Denver Post
Blog post
July 1, 2015, 2pm PDT
It’s a big question being tackled by land use planners and water providers in Colorado, where the traditional disconnect between water realities and land use decisions precludes a sustainable balance between water supply and urban growth.
Dean Saitta
June 22, 2015, 5am PDT
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Denver Planning Director Brad Buchanan details Denver's efforts to reactivate the urban core with strong planning, transit investments, and new residential and commercial developments.
Josh Stephens
June 11, 2015, 1pm PDT
A potentially iconic skyscraper is under construction in Denver.
The Denver Post
June 9, 2015, 1pm PDT
Denver has a reputation for building new residential units to accommodate its rapid growth. But the incoming class of new city councilmembers brings strong anti-development politics.
The Denver Post
May 26, 2015, 9am PDT
The Denver Post reports that a forgotten corner of Denver is showing signs of recovery from the foreclosure crisis.
The Denver Post
May 14, 2015, 10am PDT
To fund a wider I-70 on its route through Denver, the regional planning commission set aside $50 million in federal funds before considering other projects.
Streetsblog Denver
May 12, 2015, 12pm PDT
A favorite in Europe but rare in the United States, urban growth boundaries are intended to keep cities compact and hinterlands green. The few American cities with UGB's are trying to figuring out how to use them effectively.
ASLA The Dirt
Blog post
May 7, 2015, 10am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and residential segregation are big challenges that require more self-critical analysis and less civic self-promotion.
Dean Saitta
March 22, 2015, 8am PDT
At the edge of the Great Plains, Denver would seem to have plenty of room for everything, including parking. But a development boom in downtown Denver has reduced the number of parking lots, and the city is learning to evolve.
The Denver Post