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INC Transportation Committee - August 13th, 2020

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Bill Sirois, RTD Senior Manager and Julie Skeen, RTD Project Team presented on Reimagine RTD: COVID presents immediate operational and fiscal challenges RTD will need to face, as well as medium- and long-term…
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Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities Financial Assistance Available through TRUA program

COVID-19 has hit many of us pretty hard, especially our most vulnerable Denverites. If you, or someone you know needs help paying for rent, mortgage or utilities, please apply for Denver's TRUA program today. Call 3-1-1 and press 6. You…

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

(CNN) Schools are reopening, amusement parks are welcoming back visitors, and outdoor dining is the new way to eat out. But despite the signs that life is returning back to normal, the coronavirus pandemic has gone nowhere.
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Ride Alliance Pilot Providers Meeting - August 12, 2020

DRCOG’s Ride Alliance Pilot Providers met on August 12 to continue plans for the implementation of a trip exchange pilot project. The joint MOU for providers is almost complete. The goal is to have the MOU between providers/DRCOG and the contracts…

STUDY: COVID-19 Might Finally Get City Planners Out of Their Cars

A surprising number of workers in government and the built environment professions want to to try an active commute once they return to the office post-pandemic, a new study finds — a change in habits that might reduce the widespread windshield…
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The Denver Complete Streets Design Guidelines are out for public review!

As Denver changes and grows, there are more and more demands on our streets and transportation system. The Complete Street Design Guidelines are the guiding principals for the city's public right of way, detailing how we allocate space to transportation,…

Building the Plane While Flying It: Health Care for the Homeless, Telehealth, and COVID-19

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) health centers utilized telehealth platforms in various creative and interesting ways. However, as the pandemic swept across the nation making in-person visits less safe,…

The Life-Saving Car Technology No One Wants

Safety features that would make vehicles far less lethal to pedestrians exist right now. Why aren’t they required?

Is it Time for the U.S. to Try the ‘Madrid Model’ of Vehicular Cycling Infrastructure?

What would you do if your city built a comprehensive network of generous mobility lanes that were open only to bikes and scooters — but put them in the middle of the roadway, surrounded by fast-moving car traffic on both sides?
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Denver's Group Living Proposal

The Group Living Public Review Draft was released on July 17. There is a 30-day review period when you can send your comments. Please note, if you sent your comments before July 17, you will need to resend them. Before you submit comments, I…