January 29, 2004, 11am PST
Four Corners growth spurs Durango to shape its direction -- a style that would be a benchmark in the smart-growth movement.
January 24, 2004, 9am PST
Top national planner says Durango's "epic plan" would be a smart-growth "benchmark."
December 14, 2003, 1pm PST
With $4 billion of housing at issue, Stapleton's master developer wants to persuade people to move back to the city for the schools.
December 6, 2003, 1pm PST
The top environmental issue in most American communities is how to save nearby farmland or build new local parks.
December 5, 2003, 9am PST
Peter Park is Denver's new planning director, and formerly lead Milwaukee's Department of City Development.
November 19, 2003, 1pm PST
Buyers save 10 percent on their state income tax bill while preserving open space.
November 11, 2003, 5am PST
Settling a long-running dispute with Denver International Airport's two largest airlines opens the way for the biggest expansion since the airport opened in 1995.
August 14, 2003, 1pm PDT
Weakness in the region's economy is forcing the Regional Transit District to cut $1 billion, shortening a number of rail lines planned for the metro area.
August 14, 2003, 11am PDT
A ballot initiative demands Denver city council "reduce stress" of residents.
July 18, 2003, 9am PDT
Driven by health concerns and a 'neighborhood feel', smart growth concepts are permeating Colorado's Front Range communities.
June 26, 2003, 11am PDT
The Denver Post profiles a developer who is successfully renovating historic properties in downtown Castle Rock.
June 16, 2003, 11am PDT
Colorado, which is home to one of the hottest co-housing markets in the country, seeks to add diversity to its projects.
May 30, 2003, 6am PDT
Lakewood, Colorado cites a cabaret for operating in violation of the city's zoning code, and raises a city debate over zoning's role in regulating morality.
May 8, 2003, 9am PDT
Light rail has transformed one of Denver's most dangerous neighborhoods.
April 30, 2003, 5am PDT
Plastic landscaping may be morphing beyond pink flamingos & poolside excess into an entire lifestyle statement.
March 31, 2003, 6am PST
A scorecard system being discussed in Denver offers a market-based alternative to zoning for encouraging smart growth.
February 25, 2003, 6am PST
Denver is facing a housing crisis but no one is paying attention.
February 13, 2003, 5am PST
Aurora residents are banned from planting new vegetable and flower gardens as the city enacts the area's toughest drought restrictions.
January 14, 2003, 5am PST
cities along Colorado's Front Range seek the right mix of jobs and homes to keep commuting distances.
December 18, 2002, 9am PST
The Denver City Council approved sweeping, citywide zoning changes that place limits on home sizes and preserve open space in backyards.