Colorado

Colorado Bike Lane

Colorado is Using Free E-Bikes to Fight Climate Change

A state program is giving free electric bikes to residents in an effort to provide more transportation options and reduce dependence on cars.

February 18, 2021 - CPR News

Diner

Denver Looks to Landmark Designation Changes

In the aftermath of a battle around preservation of a Denver diner, local officials are considering changes to the city’s historic landmark law.

September 18, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Union Station

Uber Says Denver Transit Riders Are Buying Tickets Through Its App

Denver travelers can now access transit schedules and purchase tickets through the Uber app. Uber says increased ticket sales show that integrating rideshare and transit makes sense.

July 16, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Region

Denver Freeway Expansion Makes a Bad Situation Worse

The Interstate 70 expansion project is affecting air quality in surrounding neighborhoods, where chronic illness is prevalent and residents feel their health and safety have not been priorities.

July 13, 2019 - The Denver Post

Downtown Denver

Colorado Campaign Urges Drivers to Shut Off Their Phones

In 2018, distracted driving was a factor in over 15,000 crashes in Colorado. A new statewide campaign wants drivers to focus on the road rather than their phones.

April 8, 2019 - The Denver Post

Denver Union Station

Denver Transit Now Part of Uber App

Linking Uber and transit is an attempt to bridge the first-and-last-mile issue for Denver users.

February 4, 2019 - Curbed

RTD train Denver

Denver Wants Travelers to Ditch Their Cars

A new initiative will provide access to the city’s shared mobility services to get commuters to find alternatives to driving alone.

October 1, 2018 - The Denver Post

Aurora, Colorado

Aurora Rising

This rapidly diversifying community is one to watch as planning for cultural inclusion, social equity, and environmental sustainability become priorities for the American city.

August 14, 2017 - Dean Saitta

Denver

Cultural Policy in the Mile High City

Ginger White Brunetti, deputy director of Denver Arts & Venues, discusses cultural policy in the Colorado capital.

December 15, 2016 - Soft City

Did This Quiet Colorado Town Invent Parklets?

Before parklets dominated San Francisco’s Mission Street, a small bedroom community nestled between Boulder and Denver used parklets to completely transform its downtown.

November 15, 2016 - ModernCities.com

Ludlow Colorado

Remembering the 'White City'

Does a 100-year-old tent colony located on a 40-acre piece of remote, sunbaked and windswept prairie have anything to teach us about intercultural urban planning and design?

October 20, 2014 - Dean Saitta

Taxis v. Uber: A Regulatory Update

Are rideshare companies like Uber here to stay? The answer likely hinges on a series of legal battles taking place nationwide.

March 1, 2014 - Grist

High-End Real Estate Makes Wildfires Worse

In Colorado and the West, the most desirable real estate is also the most likely to burn, writes Michael Kodas.

August 8, 2012 - OnEarth

Making (Geographic) Sense of Gun Violence

In light of last week's incomprehensible tragedy in Colorado, Richard Florida prefaces the inevitable rekindling of the country's debate on gun rights by mapping gun violence at the state level and exploring its correlating factors.

July 23, 2012 - The Atlantic Cities

Preserving Land For Future Generations

An easement often grants a third party, mainly a utility company, limited rights to properties not belonging to them. In North Fork, Colorado, conservation easements do the opposite by preserving the "heaven here on earth," says Kathy Browning.

October 6, 2011 - Delta County Independent

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