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3 days ago
The Regional Transportation District sees an opportunity for affordable housing to be located on its under-utilized parking lots.
CPR News
6 days ago
A state program is giving free electric bikes to residents in an effort to provide more transportation options and reduce dependence on cars.
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
February 10, 2021, 9am PST
Over the strong opposition from neighborhood groups, the Denver City Council has approved new regulations that allow up to five unrelated individuals to live in the same household.
The Denver Post
February 7, 2021, 9am PST
Expensive homes dominated the metro Denver real estate market in 2020.
The Denver Post
November 30, 2020, 11am PST
Accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats or mother-in-law units, gained a critical foothold in Denver earlier this month, and the Denver City Council is already maneuvering for more.
The Denver Post
November 6, 2020, 8am PST
State and local voters picked a side on Tuesday: clean, renewable energy.
Smart Cities Dive
September 21, 2020, 7am PDT
The N Line between Denver and its northern suburbs opens today to the public, but N Line trains are expected to carry far fewer passengers, and lower frequencies, than originally planned.
The Denver Post
September 15, 2020, 9am PDT
As Colorado's Regional Transportation District plans for the 2021 budget, over 800 jobs could be cut as in attempts to regain financial losses caused by the coronavirus.
CPR News
September 11, 2020, 8am PDT
A Denver writer calls attention to the city's worsening housing affordability, gentrification, and displacement challenges, and prescribes a YIMBY response.
The Denver Post
August 25, 2020, 11am PDT
Former Houston METRO Board Member Christof Spieler highlights the racism embedded even in the way transit agencies were created.
Urban Edge
August 21, 2020, 7am PDT
The construction shutdowns and slow economic activity of the pandemic aren't the only reason Denver and other U.S. cities are seeing a slowdown in construction completions in 2020, according to a recent report.
The Denver Post
August 5, 2020, 10am PDT
An affordable housing project requested a waiver of parking requirements to build 36 deeply affordable housing units in Denver. A local neighborhood organization's opposition to the waiver won the day.
Denverite
August 3, 2020, 10am PDT
California, the largest state by population in the United States, is responsible for 33% fewer carbon emissions per capita than any other state, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Mercury News
July 30, 2020, 12pm PDT
A new twist on the contemporary corruption scandal.
The Denver Post
July 22, 2020, 12pm PDT
Central Park, Concourse, Meadowlark, Mosley, Park Central, Peterson, Randolph, Skyview, and Tailwinds are the options for renaming the neighborhood of Stapleton in Denver.
The Denver Post
June 26, 2020, 7am PDT
The city of Denver has reported a spike in bike thefts in 2020, with a big increase in thefts occurring April and May.
The Denver Post
May 29, 2020, 7am PDT
Covid-19 deaths track closely to the discriminatory boundaries set by housing lenders, sponsored by the government, in the 20th century.
The Conversation
April 26, 2020, 7am PDT
Successful urban highway deconstruction projects have swapped highways for boulevards and saw economic, public health, and urban design benefits. Will more cities opt for highway removal programs over reconstruction?
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
April 21, 2020, 12pm PDT
The Colorado Department of Transportation might be building fewer roads than they had originally planned after the coronavirus recedes. A few projects already underway have been able to speed up.
The Denver Post