November 26, 2016, 11am PST
A distance of two miles can mean the difference of living more than ten years longer in the city of Denver. The city and its residents are gathering resources to improve public health outcomes in all the city's neighborhoods.
November 19, 2016, 5am PST
Colorado residents are now being recruited to participate in a four-month program to evaluate how motorists react to being charged by the mile driven rather than gallon of fuel burned. Sagging fuel tax revenues are the impetus for the pilot program.
November 15, 2016, 11am PST
Before parklets dominated San Francisco’s Mission Street, a small bedroom community nestled between Boulder and Denver used parklets to completely transform its downtown.
November 15, 2016, 9am PST
Aspen, Colorado's City Council has voted to preserve the city's water rights with an option to dam local waterways if climate change or population growth creates a shortage of water in the future.
November 9, 2016, 8am PST
The problems caused by crossing gates for the new A and B Lines are so serious that the Federal Railroad Administration had threatened to close both lines on Nov. 5. They granted the Regional Transit District a 90-day waiver.
Regional Transportation District
November 7, 2016, 10am PST
Creating adaptive, sustainable communities may require rethinking some planning basics.
November 7, 2016, 6am PST
Today's suburbs have changed dramatically from a generation ago. Younger, more diverse, and more liberal, they are "trending more Democratic." The PBS News Hour explores this critical demographic shift five days before Election Day.
November 6, 2016, 11am PST
While billed as an "anti-fracking initiative," Measure Z in Monterey County, the 4th-largest oil-producing county in California, does far more. It bans new oil drilling and requires the cleaning of wastewater from current drilling operations.
October 26, 2016, 11am PDT
A new study has found that just a handful of people are responsible for the majority of noise complaints directed toward airports.
October 22, 2016, 9am PDT
Denver developers are building parking that can be converted into housing, anticipating radical changes that autonomous vehicles could bring to city life.
September 24, 2016, 5am PDT
More than one city made big planning news this week. You only need two minutes and thirty seconds to find out more.
September 23, 2016, 2pm PDT
The city of Denver is going all in for incentive zoning to ensure affordable housing is included among new developments in the neighborhood around the new 38th and Blake transit station.
September 22, 2016, 9am PDT
As residents of Aspen, Colorado's limited supply of workforce housing begin to retire, they're staying put, creating a new affordable housing crunch for younger workers.
September 21, 2016, 6am PDT
The Denver City Council approved a hard-fought, $150 million affordable housing fund this week.
September 16, 2016, 8am PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union is not pleased with the potential civil rights infringement enacted by a new directive by Denver Parks and Recreation.
September 8, 2016, 11am PDT
Faced with a national housing crisis, it's time for cities to stop letting social mores dictate who can live where.
September 6, 2016, 8am PDT
An initiative to prohibit fracking within 2,500 feet of an occupied building and another that would have allowed local governments to ban fracking will no longer be on the ballot in Colorado.
September 3, 2016, 7am PDT
Castle Rock Parkway, which connects US 85 and I-25 south of Denver (or north of Colorado Springs, depending on your perspective), opened service to the public this week.
September 2, 2016, 9am PDT
Subsidizing rides through the companies has turned out to be cheaper than running bus routes in some places.
August 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Denver City Council approved two separate moratoriums on building types that are adding infill density to neighborhoods in the city.