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4 days ago
The Board of Directors for the Regional Transportation District has given a preliminary green light to accelerate planning work on the B Line extension from Denver to Boulder and Longmont.
CPR News
6 days ago
If approved, the proposed regulations would require developers to implement policies to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips for new developments.
Westword
April 1, 2021, 10am PDT
After a 14-year battle to bring the project to life, the Platte Farm Open Space brings much-needed green space to a north Denver neighborhood.
Next City
March 30, 2021, 10am PDT
A regional planning proposal in El Paso County, Colorado calls for uniform standards for unincorporated developments, which would make it easier to receive city services if annexed in the future.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
March 30, 2021, 6am PDT
Members of the Cleveland Chapter if the American Institute of Architects are raising awareness about the unintended consequences of zoning changes made in 2018 to make it easier to develop townhomes in the city.
Cleveland.com
March 23, 2021, 8am PDT
Advocates point to a bevy of successes in slowing the spread of the virus, but authorities struggle with cost burden.
Shelterforce Magazine
February 21, 2021, 11am PST
The Regional Transportation District sees an opportunity for affordable housing to be located on its under-utilized parking lots.
CPR News
February 18, 2021, 12pm PST
A state program is giving free electric bikes to residents in an effort to provide more transportation options and reduce dependence on cars.
CPR News
February 11, 2021, 12pm PST
The CEO of the Regional Transportation District speculated recently about whether a planned extension of the B Line to Boulder was necessary or desirable. The governor doesn't think the speculation was necessary or desirable.
CPR News
February 10, 2021, 9am PST
Over the strong opposition from neighborhood groups, the Denver City Council has approved new regulations that allow up to five unrelated individuals to live in the same household.
The Denver Post
February 7, 2021, 9am PST
Expensive homes dominated the metro Denver real estate market in 2020.
The Denver Post
January 21, 2021, 11am PST
Signs of worsening drought conditions in the American West are triggering early actions for states that depend on water from the Colorado River.
KUNC
January 15, 2021, 8am PST
Remote workers are flocking to small, amenity-rich towns in the West, changing their social and economic landscape.
High Country News
December 31, 2020, 8am PST
Pultizer-winning science journalist and global health expert Laurie Garrett, an Angeleno, points to the Golden State's auto culture during an interview on MSNBC as one reason why the state is now the epicenter of the pandemic in the U.S.
MSNBC
November 30, 2020, 11am PST
Accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats or mother-in-law units, gained a critical foothold in Denver earlier this month, and the Denver City Council is already maneuvering for more.
The Denver Post
November 6, 2020, 8am PST
State and local voters picked a side on Tuesday: clean, renewable energy.
Smart Cities Dive
September 21, 2020, 7am PDT
The N Line between Denver and its northern suburbs opens today to the public, but N Line trains are expected to carry far fewer passengers, and lower frequencies, than originally planned.
The Denver Post
September 15, 2020, 9am PDT
As Colorado's Regional Transportation District plans for the 2021 budget, over 800 jobs could be cut as in attempts to regain financial losses caused by the coronavirus.
CPR News
September 11, 2020, 8am PDT
A Denver writer calls attention to the city's worsening housing affordability, gentrification, and displacement challenges, and prescribes a YIMBY response.
The Denver Post
August 31, 2020, 10am PDT
Wildfires in California and Colorado are spewing out smoke that is traveling to other parts of the country. The health effects of the dirty air are substantial, and they could last long after the fires are out.
Inside Climate News