Colorado

4 days ago
More than one city made big planning news this week. You only need two minutes and thirty seconds to find out more.
Planetizen
5 days ago
The city of Denver is going all in for incentive zoning to ensure affordable housing is included among new developments in the neighborhood around the new 38th and Blake transit station.
The Denver Post
6 days ago
As residents of Aspen, Colorado's limited supply of workforce housing begin to retire, they're staying put, creating a new affordable housing crunch for younger workers.
Marketplace
September 21, 2016, 6am PDT
The Denver City Council approved a hard-fought, $150 million affordable housing fund this week.
The Denver Post
September 16, 2016, 8am PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union is not pleased with the potential civil rights infringement enacted by a new directive by Denver Parks and Recreation.
Fox31
September 8, 2016, 11am PDT
Faced with a national housing crisis, it's time for cities to stop letting social mores dictate who can live where.
Slate
September 6, 2016, 8am PDT
An initiative to prohibit fracking within 2,500 feet of an occupied building and another that would have allowed local governments to ban fracking will no longer be on the ballot in Colorado.
Grist
September 3, 2016, 7am PDT
Castle Rock Parkway, which connects US 85 and I-25 south of Denver (or north of Colorado Springs, depending on your perspective), opened service to the public this week.
The Denver Post
September 2, 2016, 9am PDT
Subsidizing rides through the companies has turned out to be cheaper than running bus routes in some places.
Skift
August 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Denver City Council approved two separate moratoriums on building types that are adding infill density to neighborhoods in the city.
The Denver Post
August 24, 2016, 10am PDT
Here's a controversial assertion: expensive, desirable cities are doing everyone else a favor by forcing people to move.
Bloomberg View
August 23, 2016, 11am PDT
It's something we feel intuitively: poorly-designed arterial roads make for less comfortable neighborhoods. That remains the case even if the adjoining residential streets are quiet and safe.
Streetsblog USA
August 19, 2016, 10am PDT
With a slew of new rail transit lines opening on the FasTracks system, Denver-area suburbs are readying their development environments for transit-oriented opportunities.
The Denver Post
August 7, 2016, 7am PDT
Don't call Denver a transit-rich city yet, says a Denver Post reporter.
The Denver Post
August 3, 2016, 11am PDT
It might be possible for San Francisco residents to feel like the challenges of homelessness, gentrification, and a tech boom, all colliding at once, are unique to their city. Other cities—Denver for example—are facing the same challenges.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 1, 2016, 5am PDT
Political junkies, map nerds, and transit fans all got plenty of big news to digest during the last week of July 2016.
Planetizen
July 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Although the regional transit agency that serves the Denver area is amidst an ambitious and broad building program, the city could still use a comprehensive and coordinated vision of its transportation network.
Streetsblog Denver
July 27, 2016, 8am PDT
After Monday's celebrations at the new, electrified commuter rail line's only two stations, Union Station and Westminster Station, commuters now have the option of taking an 11-minute, six-mile ride to Denver, costing $2.60.
The Denver Post
July 18, 2016, 11am PDT
The 6.2 mile, two-station electrified commuter rail line is opening as expected next Monday, July 25, but future service to the northwestern counties of Broomfield and Boulder will be delayed due to an unexpected funding shortfall.
The Denver Post
July 15, 2016, 8am PDT
The Denver Business Journal editor spoke out in opposition to a proposal to add bike lanes to Broadway in Denver. Streetsblog responded.
Streetsblog Denver