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April 7, 2021, 12pm PDT
The Board of Directors for the Regional Transportation District has given a preliminary green light to accelerate planning work on the B Line extension from Denver to Boulder and Longmont.
CPR News
February 11, 2021, 12pm PST
The CEO of the Regional Transportation District speculated recently about whether a planned extension of the B Line to Boulder was necessary or desirable. The governor doesn't think the speculation was necessary or desirable.
CPR News
November 6, 2020, 8am PST
State and local voters picked a side on Tuesday: clean, renewable energy.
Smart Cities Dive
September 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
Someone must have tired of the cars clogging the 30th Street bike lanes and taken matters into their own hands.
The Denver Post
April 5, 2019, 8am PDT
Boulder declared a moratorium on development in a federally designated Opportunity Zone back in December. Here's how the decision has played out so far.
Next City
December 19, 2018, 11am PST
From opportunity zone to 'opportunity-free zone.'
Daily Camera
May 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Though the California housing bill was a high-profile failure for pro-development activists, there are initiatives all over the country that carry its spirit.
CityLab
April 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Cities across America have a housing crisis on their hands—should they be talking more about trailer parks?
CityLab
November 23, 2017, 7am PST
Boulder is expanding the portfolio of the city's Open Space and Mountain Parks.
The Denver Post
October 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Efforts to ensure that Amtrak's Southwest Chief continues its current route through three states has united more than 20 small communities in New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas.
The Denver Post
August 8, 2017, 12pm PDT
Programs that make folks pay for garbage services based on how much they throw away can cut down trash in landfills. Designers are looking for ways to adapt these programs to multiunit buildings.
Medium
March 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The findings of a recent study reveals the effects of transportation network companies to be the enemy of all forms of alternative transportation—far from the urban savior some hope they'll be.
Streetsblog Denver
December 29, 2016, 8am PST
Denver carpool lanes are making a switch to HOV 3. Two-seater cars need not apply.
The Denver Post
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
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
February 29, 2016, 5am PST
A tiny insect, native to Asia, has been killing trees in huge numbers around the United States since 2002. With the emerald ash borer expected to spread, cities are trying to prepare to combat the worst of the devastation.
The Denver Post
February 21, 2016, 7am PST
Boulder is a poster child for the housing crisis, according to The Denver Post.
The Denver Post
January 14, 2016, 2pm PST
Something is missing from a lot of the walkable downtown business zones in cities around Colorado: tobacco smoke.
The Denver Post
October 16, 2015, 12pm PDT
State transportation officials set new toll rates for two busy highway corridors outside Denver.
The Denver Post
October 9, 2015, 12pm PDT
Voters in the Colorado town of Boulder will consider a city charter amendment that would assign land use regulation power to 66 neighborhood-level voting districts.
CityLab