A bill to ask voters in November to increase the state sales tax by 0.62 percent to fund transportation projects passed its first House committee March 22 on a partisan vote, with Democrats in support and Republican opposed.
As President Trump rolls back climate and energy regulations, many states are attempting to require utilities to get more power from renewable sources. Also, fewer states are attempting to reduce or eliminate renewable energy requirements.
March 17, 2017, 11am PDT
Villages of tiny homes are being prepared in Portland and Denver to help individuals transition out of homelessness
March 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Denver FUGLY Facebook page makes the case that developers are building too many boring tan and rust-colored buildings in Greater Denver.
February 27, 2017, 12pm PST
Denver and Austin were finalists in the competition. Since then, they've found ways to implement their ideas.
February 24, 2017, 2pm PST
New to Denver today: 22 miles of light rail, two new system connections, and service to 16 stations. The Regional Transportation District's (RTD) new R Line will also be offering free rides on its first day of service.
February 17, 2017, 10am PST
The citizen-driven campaign has garnered support from City Council.
February 13, 2017, 7am PST
The end of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may not come from the hands of President Trump or Scott Pruitt, the nominee to head the agency, but from a bill introduced Feb. 3 titled, "To terminate the Environmental Protection Agency."
February 11, 2017, 5am PST
Four small cities across the country are seeing positive results with non-traditional public engagement strategies like bouncy castles, beer coasters, and ball games.
February 9, 2017, 6am PST
The congressional battle over public lands is only just beginning. The latest action: the House voted to rescind the Bureau of Land Management's recently approved "Planning 2.0" rule.
February 2, 2017, 8am PST
A controversy has erupted over a proposed vision for transit oriented mixed in a Denver suburb.
January 31, 2017, 9am PST
The Downtown Commuter Survey saw an uptick in 'drive alones' among commuters who work in the city.
January 29, 2017, 11am PST
Colorado is the latest state to consider allowing people on bikes to pass through intersections more freely than cars.
January 27, 2017, 8am PST
The number of apartments in Denver has skyrocketed. Meanwhile, the cost of rent is plummeting. Expect to hear this example cited by YIMBYs many times in the coming months.
January 13, 2017, 9am PST
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another round of Choice Neighborhood grants in December, awarding five communities a total of $132 million in grant funding.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
December 29, 2016, 8am PST
Denver carpool lanes are making a switch to HOV 3. Two-seater cars need not apply.
December 18, 2016, 7am PST
The U.S. Department of Transportation wants light-duty vehicles to communicate with each other via advanced technology, known as connected vehicle technology, to prevent crashes. The vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) rule would be phased in over five years.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
December 16, 2016, 10am PST
The city of Denver lost its streetcar more than half a century ago, and it's been growing east ever since.
December 15, 2016, 2pm PST
Ginger White Brunetti, deputy director of Denver Arts & Venues, discusses cultural policy in the Colorado capital.
December 5, 2016, 2pm PST
Technology startup Parkifi seeks to use the Internet of Things to address the long-lamented problem of congestion created by drivers seeking parking.