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Covid-19 deaths track closely to the discriminatory boundaries set by housing lenders, sponsored by the government, in the 20th century.
The Conversation
April 27, 2020, 12pm PDT
As some governors open nonessential businesses, subjecting workers and customers to potential viral infection, others move beyond social distancing to the next steps, boxing in the coronavirus with testing, contact tracing, isolation, and quarantine.
The Washington Post
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
April 6, 2020, 10am PDT
Denver now has more than 13 miles of streets closed to car traffic. Only Minneapolis has more.
Denverite
March 10, 2020, 8am PDT
Transit planners are rethinking a December proposal to eliminate and reduce transit service in response to a shortage of drivers in the Denver area.
The Denver Post
March 6, 2020, 7am PST
While view planes are protected for public places in Denver, a group of private property owners are agitating as a new apartment building rises on the edge of the city.
Denverite
February 26, 2020, 7am PST
A high-profile appointment highlights the launch of Denver's new Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency.
Colorado Community Media
February 20, 2020, 12pm PST
Where other cities have found common ground with Airbnb and the short-term rental industry, Denver's negotiations toward regulations have continued since 2018 with little to show for the effort.
The Denver Post
February 18, 2020, 12pm PST
Littleton, Colorado, home to a population growing beyond 40,000, wants a break from multi-family developments.
Littleton Independent
February 9, 2020, 11am PST
Renters looking for new apartments in other cities are not looking to move far, a new study shows.
CityLab
January 28, 2020, 8am PST
The idea of taxing rental homes at a commercial rate is likely to be a hot button in Colorado.
The Denver Post
January 21, 2020, 10am PST
A Pew Stateline article tackles the challenges of reducing carbon emissions from transportation compared to electricity generation and looks at recent initiatives announced by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee aimed at decarbonizing transportation.
Pew Stateline
January 15, 2020, 8am PST
Denver and Los Angeles kicked the new year off by committing to the enforcement of a sleeping ban and sweeping away a large homeless encampment, respectively.
The Denver Post
January 2, 2020, 8am PST
In Golden, Colorado, residents want to keep a parcel of land as open space, but it could come with a hefty price tag.
The Denver Post
January 1, 2020, 7am PST
This article pitches Colorado's new commercial marijuana regulations, including making more space for public consumption, as a way for the state to keep up with California.
The Know
December 26, 2019, 11am PST
The idea of road improvement catering only to cars and congestion didn't pass muster on Quebec Street in Denver. A new plan for the heavily used, but narrow, corridor will prioritize pedestrians, safety, and transit.
Denverite
December 23, 2019, 12pm PST
Denver transit riders are bearing the brunt of the region's lack of transit drivers.
The Denver Post
December 11, 2019, 10am PST
As housing prices rise all over the country, quickly growing states like Colorado, Idaho, and Utah are transforming in ways some residents didn't anticipate or desire. Such circumstances are a breeding ground for anti-development politics.
Pew Stateline
November 24, 2019, 11am PST
The Colorado Department of Transportation will spend big on highway projects over the next three years.
The Denver Post
November 22, 2019, 9am PST
Publically-owned bikeshare company B-Cycle will be scrapped and eventually be replaced, and the city is also planning to overhaul it's pilot dockless bike and scooter rental program.
The Denver Post