Half of Americans Want Drivers Who Drive More to Pay More

Nearly half of Americans think it’s time to rethink how we fund our road infrastructure by switching from a federal gas tax — which theoretically rewards drivers for choosing greener cars, but doesn’t always deter excessive driving itself…

July 20th - Federal court strikes down Trump's asylum ban

A federal judge in Washington struck down a Trump administration rule that would require migrants seeking to enter the U.S. to first seek asylum in countries they travel through on their way to the southern border.

July 20th - New photo book to honor Colorado veterans of Vietnam, Korean wars

GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) – When you’ve taken a bullet to the helmet like Bill Purcell has, your story needs to be told. “All I remember is it was like getting hit in the head with a baseball bat,” Purcell says. The Marine veteran came…
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Reimagine RTD Technical Working Group - July 15th, 2020

The 7th meeting of the Reimagine RTD Technical Working Group met occurred on July 15. Reimagine is looking at development of a near term System Optimization Plan (SOP) and a longer-term Mobility Plan for the Future for RTD.  During the meeting…
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DRMAC's Guided Tour of the 5280 Trail

This week a group of transit advocates had a great guided tour of the 5280 Trail. About 20 folks met with their bicycles at noon in Skyline Plaza in front of the Downtown Denver Partners office. Andrew Iltis and Adam Perkins led the group, using…

FCC Grants Two Conditional Certifications for IP Captioned Telephone Service Using Only Automatic Speech Recognition

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted two conditional certifications to MachineGenius and Clarity to provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) using only automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology. ASR…

16th Street Mall Upgrade and a Petition to Stop It

Ambitious plans are in place to refurbish Denver's iconic 16th Street Mall. But a petition signed by nearly 3,000 people to date calls for Denver City Council to squelch the project and redirect the millions of dollars set aside for it to Denver…
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Governor, Legislators Announce Members of RTD Accountability Committee

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis, Senator Faith Winter, Chair of the Senate Transportation & Energy Committee, and Representative Matt Gray, Chair of the House Transportation & Local Government Committee today announced appointments to…