Denver

Accessory Dwelling Units

Denver Struggling to Unlock the Potential of Accessory Dwelling Units

Why doesn’t Denver build more ADUs? It’s complicated.

August 3, 2022 - The Denver Post

Civic Center bus terminal in Denver

Major Redesign Planned for Denver-Area Bus System

The Regional Transportation District will make significant changes to bus frequency and routes in an effort to make transit accessible to more Colorado residents.

July 28, 2022 - Colorado Public Radio

Biking in Denver

Denver Taking New Applications for Wildly Popular E-Bike Rebate Program

Residents are taking advantage of the city’s rebate program, which offers discounts of up to $1,200 on e-bikes for low-income residents.

July 12, 2022 - Westword

Civic Center bus terminal in Denver

Denver Transit To Boost Security Presence

A rise in harassment of bus operators and other safety issues are prompting the Regional Transportation District to increase security staffing.

June 30, 2022 - The Denver Post

Denver Cap Park

I-70 Expansion—Toll Lanes and Cap Park Included—Wrapping Up in Denver

The Central 70 Project is well underway in Denver, with a public-private partnership completing major changes to the interstate freeway where it cuts through the city.

June 16, 2022 - Denverite

A sign with gas prices all listed above $7.39 per gallon.

Signs Gas Prices Are Curbing Driving in Colorado

Surveys and transit ridership both show some signs, with significant caveats, of the limits of the appetite for gasoline in Colorado.

June 14, 2022 - Colorado Public Radio

Regional Transportation District

Denver Adopts Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning

The Denver City Council recently adopted the “Expanding Housing Affordability” policy.

June 13, 2022 - Denverite

Denver, Colorado

Denver Freeway Widening Plans on Hold

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s plan to widen the Interstate 25 freeway through Denver is one of a few plans to widen urban freeways under consideration in the United States.

May 23, 2022 - The Colorado Sun

Electric bike charging logo on asphalt

Denver E-Bike Rebate Program Proves Wildly Popular

The city is temporarily pausing applications after the program ran out of funds less than a month after the city announced it.

May 19, 2022 - CBS Denver

Downtown Denver

So Far, Higher Parking Fees Not Reducing Denver Traffic

The city’s efforts to reduce driving and parking downtown by raising parking fees and ticket fines seem to have little effect on driving habits.

May 10, 2022 - Axios

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