RTD updates policy on symptom screenings in wake of health department visit

The Regional Transportation District has formalized a policy for employees to self-assess and report any COVID-19 symptoms prior to reporting to work. The change came nearly two weeks after a Denver health investigator found no evidence that…

On the ADA’s 30th Anniversary, Remember: Bikes are a Mobility Assistive Device, too

On the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one disability-rights organization is highlighting the importance of an under-discussed mobility assistive device on which countless disabled Americans rely: the…

How Income Inequality Is Driving Our Post-Lockdown Carpocalypse

U.S. car traffic has rebounded up to 90 percent of pre-pandemic levels in urban areas, a new study reveals — but cities with a higher proportion of wealthy residents who work from their living rooms have kept traffic volumes far lower than…

July 27th - Coronavirus Makes New US Citizens Trade Courthouse Ceremony For Parking Lot

Shutdowns and furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services mean longer wait times for applicants looking to become citizens. Immigration lawyer Beatriz Lynch said her clients’ progress through the immigration system is taking…

Op Ed: The Most Important Bike Tech is…Street Design

Recent years have seen a surge in bicycle technology as transformative as anything since the penny-farthing gave way to the safety bike. Bike-share systems provide access to bikes without the troubles of parking or storage. Electric bikes boost…

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered In Montbello On Thursday & Saturday

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is inviting families to a free COVID-19 testing event on Thursday in Montbello. In addition to the free tests, the city is partnering with WeeCyle to offer parents free baby formula, wipes and…

Denver officials OK pricey repairs and a facelift for wrinkly 16th Street Mall despite outcry over other priorities

A makeover of the 16th Street Mall took a major step forward Monday when the Denver City Council approved an agreement that funnels earmarked tax dollars into the project.

Did PPP Loans Really Save 900,000 Colorado Jobs During The Coronavirus Shutdown?

The U.S. government recently released data on how roughly $700 billion in taxpayer funds earmarked for small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic is being spent. The numbers don’t necessarily show what they appear to at first gla…

To Fight Racism, Transit Has a Key Role

One hot day in my hometown of Riverside, California, 25 years ago, I finally discerned the source of the clicking sound I often heard as I walked down the city’s sidewalks — it turned out to be people in nearby cars locking their doors at…