June 15, 2010, 7am PDT
Apartment seekers are willing to pay more for places next to transit, says a market analysis by Grubb & Ellis. Proximity to transit was the #1 factor in their decision.
June 9, 2010, 5am PDT
The Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge, Colorado is trying to lighten up what is typically a somber setting by scheduling concerts and other cultural events at the graveyard.
April 13, 2010, 1pm PDT
Denver's transit agency is considering a plan to ask voters to make a further increase to the county's sales tax in order to fund the region's FasTracks light rail system.
January 8, 2010, 6am PST
The Denver Regional Transportation District is forecasting an increasing gap between what it will cost to complete the region's FasTracks light rail system and how much taxpayer money will be available to fund its construction.
December 23, 2009, 9am PST
Dipping into Colorado's census information reveals 7,000 new farms in the state, in addition to other surprising statistics.
October 30, 2009, 7am PDT
SMA Solar Technology AG, the German company responsible for about 40 percent of the world's solar market will be opening a plant in Denver.
August 13, 2009, 6am PDT
The Denver Housing Authority is planning on demolishing one of the city's oldest low-income public housing projects to make way for a new mixed-use, transit-oriented housing development.
June 18, 2009, 7am PDT
At 27 years old, Denver's 16th Street Mall is in need of an upgrade. A team of consultants has recently released their recommendation of what needs to be done to rehabilitate one of Denver's premier public spaces.
June 10, 2009, 1pm PDT
In preparation for CNU 17 in Denver, the hometown paper published three op-eds on the importance of new urbanism, how it is changing development throughout the country, Denver's stellar role in it, and examples of it being put to use in the region.
May 8, 2009, 2pm PDT
Frustrated with dog poop in his neighborhood park, a Denver resident has initiated a program that places locally-sponsored poop bagging and disposal kiosks in parks throughout the city.
April 6, 2009, 10am PDT
Following the path of only a few other attractive cities and regions, Denver is seeing an influx of whites while the suburbs are becoming increasingly racially & ethnically integrated.
March 1, 2009, 7am PST
The City of Denver plans to spend more than $15 million over the next decade to purchase real estate near mass transit.
December 14, 2008, 5am PST
In an effort to revitalize the local economy, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has announced a plan to fast-track more than 200 construction projects in the city.
November 3, 2008, 6am PST
While home values in the rest of the region decline, homes near Denver's light rail system have experienced an increase in values over the past two years.
May 6, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>From unemployment to rising rents to widespread foreclosures, many major problems face Americans. In his latest column, Neal Peirce argues that planners are the ones who can formulate a broad solution.</p>
February 21, 2008, 9am PST
<p>The use of eminent domain by the Denver-area Regional Transportation District is coming under increasing scrutiny from homeowners and public officials.</p>
February 9, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Eminent domain usage by the Denver area transit authority may be severely limited by a law that specifies land seizures be made only for "public transit purposes". This may prevent takings for such uses as parking lots and TOD.</p>
January 7, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>In this column, Neal Peirce argues that the country needs to take a step back in time to the regulations and policies of the early 1970s to solve the current mortgage meltdown.</p>
November 25, 2007, 7am PST
<p>A landowner who insisted on selling his property to a local municipality at the market rate had his land seized through eminent domain. Many are calling for a condemnation of the city's action.</p>
September 19, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>In an effort to avoid the extra costs associated with electrifying trains and building overhead wiring systems, transportation planners are backing a plan to develop a 41-mil commuter rail line in Denver with diesel-powered trains.</p>