Colorado

April 23, 2016, 11am PDT
The new University of Colorado A-Line service opened as scheduled. Free rides were offered Friday and Saturday to thousands of happy children of all ages to enjoy the 23-mile, 37-minute trip from Union Station to Denver International Airport.
The Denver Post
April 23, 2016, 5am PDT
On Earth Day, NPR looked at the intersection of the Paris Climate Agreement, which Secretary of State John Kerry signed at the U.N. on Friday, and President Obama's Clean Power Plan which has been given a pause by the Supreme Court.
NPR
April 18, 2016, 7am PDT
Two proposed ordinances under consideration get to the heart of the matter in Denver by requiring that short-term rental services like Airbnb only operate in "primary residences."
The Denver Post
April 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Colorado Department of Local Affairs releases "Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado," a guide and website to help Colorado agencies prepare for natural disasters and reduce risks through resilience and hazard mitigation.
Colorado DOLA Press Release
April 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
A sure way to turn out the vote in Eagle, Colorado: hold an election asking for a new sales tax to fund a whitewater play park on the local river. Voters overwhelmingly supported the project.
The Denver Post
April 8, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Denver City Council approved, with a 13-0 vote, the I-25 and Broadway Station Area Plan.
The Denver Post
March 21, 2016, 11am PDT
Expect EPA to be radically downsized and stripped of much of its authority should a Republican become the next president. Democrats haven't stepped up to their defense as one might expect after the mishandling of the Flint water crisis.
The New York Times
March 9, 2016, 2pm PST
Around the country, small, rural towns are experiencing the same political conflicts related to land use and planning more commonly associated with the city.
Next City
Feature
March 8, 2016, 5am PST
Doug Bauer, CEO of one of the nation's largest homebuilders, describes the political and design decisions that contributed to the success of urban infill projects in four unique case studies.
Doug Bauer
February 29, 2016, 5am PST
A tiny insect, native to Asia, has been killing trees in huge numbers around the United States since 2002. With the emerald ash borer expected to spread, cities are trying to prepare to combat the worst of the devastation.
The Denver Post
February 21, 2016, 7am PST
Boulder is a poster child for the housing crisis, according to The Denver Post.
The Denver Post
January 29, 2016, 9am PST
Aurora, Colorado recently approved a large, transit-adjacent project designed to appeal to a younger set than is currently living in the city. Some entrenched interests were not happy with the decision.
The Denver Post
Feature
January 27, 2016, 9am PST
A public-private partnership between Xerox and the city of Los Angeles rolls out a new mobile trip-planning app to the public today. Now it's on the city's residents to use this new power wisely.
James Brasuell
January 27, 2016, 7am PST
Denver just joined Seattle in an exclusive club: high demand cities with flattening or falling rents.
The Denver Post
January 25, 2016, 10am PST
Energy infrastructure, street lighting, security services, health outcomes, and more will receive a technological overhaul for Denver's Peña Station NEXT project.
The Denver Post
January 20, 2016, 6am PST
The Colorado Department of Transportation's RoadX pilot project will test early alerts to drivers on Interstate 70.
FutureStructure
January 18, 2016, 12pm PST
Since a zoning code change in 2010, the city of Denver has added 66 accessory dwelling units in a city of 650,000.
The Denver Post
January 14, 2016, 2pm PST
Something is missing from a lot of the walkable downtown business zones in cities around Colorado: tobacco smoke.
The Denver Post
January 12, 2016, 12pm PST
The practice of self-bonding, or allowing coal companies a "pass" on setting aside funding for mine clean up, is coming back to haunt some states as the coal industry struggles.
Wyoming Public Radio
January 7, 2016, 9am PST
Advocates are concerned that too many of Denver's new retail marijuana business are locating in neighborhoods with mostly minority and low-income residents.
The Denver Post