July 12, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Floor to ceiling glass walls are replacing balconies and terraces in many new high-rise residential projects.</p>
May 30, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>FasTracks, the Denver metro area's plan to add over 100 miles of rail service, is forcing once suburban communities to consider higher density development.</p>
April 18, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The Northwest Parkway Public Highway Authority, owner of Colorado's newest toll road (opened 2003), has finalized the bid for leasing the 11-mile road after revenue did not match expectations.</p>
December 1, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>Redevelopment plans for Denver's Union Station could create a hub for a regional transit system that connects the growing Rocky Mountain region.</p>
November 7, 2006, 7am PST
<p>Plans for a $1 billion eco-research campus and housing village, complete with a futuristic guided rail transit system, are underway in Fort Collins, Colorado.</p>
August 8, 2006, 6am PDT
The mayor of Denver, Colorado, has a plan to make the city more environmentally healthy by setting goals of sustainable development. The authors of this editorial in the <em>Denver Post</em> argue that the mayor's plan doesn't go far enough.
August 8, 2006, 5am PDT
As gasoline prices settle at $3/gallon, oil consumption continues to climb.
July 10, 2006, 10am PDT
A recent opinion article rejects the promise of plant based fuels, and calls for a strategy of conservation and sound urban planning as a remedy for the nation's energy problems.
June 20, 2006, 9am PDT
Water runoff from oil drilling sites will now face far fewer regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, allowing possibly contaminated dirt and debris to flow directly into streams and wetlands.
June 6, 2006, 8am PDT
Former President Clinton, addressing the shopping center industry's convention in Las Vegas, urged the adoption of LEED certification for new centers, explaining how it would benefit the security of the country and the economy.
June 1, 2006, 11am PDT
The Denver Post publishes an investigative series entitled "Truth Be Tolled", exposing errors in toll road forecasting, and suggesting that financial conflicts of interest may be responsible.
May 18, 2006, 6am PDT
Pete Letheby laments the path that ethanol production has taken in the U.S., arguing that it does not hold the promise of being the "green fuel" it was once thought to be.
December 16, 2005, 10am PST
Susan Barnes-Gelt reviews good and bad examples of urbanism in Denver.
December 3, 2005, 1pm PST
Several 'starchitects' are clamoring to build Denver's new Civic Center -- but the city shouldn't forget about the important principles of 'public' and 'place'.
November 28, 2005, 11am PST
To offset rising natural gas prices Colorado's largest utility is raising conventional electricity rates, making wind power a cheaper alternative for consumers.
November 7, 2005, 10am PST
As land prices in Colorado mountain resorts spiral ever upward, real estate speculators are discovering old mining claims in nearby national forests are as good as gold.
October 27, 2005, 12pm PDT
Prospect, CO, a community with a "daring palette", completes a decade into its test of New Urbanism.
October 17, 2005, 6am PDT
The demand for oil and gas is pushing exploration and drilling activities to an all time high in the Rocky Mountain region and communities are concerned that environmental impacts from this activity are not being addressed.
August 18, 2005, 1pm PDT
A group of scientists is trying to introduce African wildlife to North America.
July 5, 2005, 11am PDT
Social critic D.J. Waldie opines on the future of the West -- which, for better and worse -- will look a lot like Los Angeles.