Urban Fold

Colorado

A neighborhood known as a shopping district is quickly transforming into a live, work, play destination in heart of Denver.
2 days ago   The Denver Post
The state of Washington is finding that more and more fatal car crashes involve drivers under the influence of THC. But legal limbo, lack of research, and spotty detection makes the question of what to do very hard to answer.
6 days ago   Crosscut
Parts of the nation's food basket, the San Joaquin Valley in California, are sinking at two inches per month, not per year. Known as subsidence, it results from over-pumping of groundwater by farmers desperate to save their crops in the epic drought.
Aug 22, 2015   NPR
Wonkblog illustrates the results of a "Natural Amenities Index" created by the federal government.
Aug 18, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The Wall Street Journal examines one of the causes of the missing middle of the housing market—luxury multi-family developments pencil out while the supply of mid- and market-rate housing options dwindles.
Aug 18, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
The Environmental Protection Agency finds itself in a peculiar place. Normally it investigates spills caused by the private sector. Now it's cleaning up a massive spill it caused while investigating a leak at an abandoned mine in southwest Colorado.
Aug 10, 2015   The New York Times - U.S.
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.
Jul 31, 2015   The Denver Post
Jets no longer run solely on fuel derived from petroleum, thanks in part to Colorado-based Red Rock Biofuels. They signed contracts with FedEx and Southwest Airlines for "renewable jet fuel" that is derived from wood-based biomass.
Jul 22, 2015   The Denver Post - Business
The Denver Post reports on a growing backlash against urban renewal authority in Colorado.
Jul 21, 2015   The Denver Post
A Denver Post op-ed critiques the arguments employed to make the case for density in Denver.
Jul 15, 2015   The Denver Post
The country as a whole is getting older—though some counties are aging faster than others.
Jul 14, 2015   Pew Research Center