Entries by jrajewski

Senior Issues Briefing

BRING INFORMATION ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS, ISSUES, AND MEETINGS TO SHARE WITH COLLEAGUES AT SENIOR ISSUES BRIEFING ON 11/12/19 NEXT MEETING: November 12, 2019 TIME: 8:30 am to 9:30 am TOPIC: Information Exchange and Opportunities for Collaboration PRESENTER: All Participants LOCATION: Balfour Senior Living, Boar’s Head Room, 2979 Unita, Denver. REFRESHMENTS: Courtesy of Balfour Senior Living […]

Transit Riders With Disabilities Tell Lawmakers Just How Painful RTD’s Proposed Service Cuts Could Be

“There is nothing more important than RTD.” That’s what Jule Reiskin, executive director of the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, said just a few moments after she testified before lawmakers Monday about a recent proposal from the Regional Transportation District that would significantly curtail service. Reiskin, who uses a wheelchair, told members of the Transportation Legislative Review […]

Older adults are some of Denver’s best at riding rail

Hop on the RTD light rail, and you probably expect to see commuters, students and maybe visitors coming from or going to Denver International Airport. What you might not anticipate is that the masters to riding RTD are likely the couple in their 80s sitting behind you. Not only are older Denverites key users of […]

Pizza Decision

Domino’s Pizza delivered a case to the US Supreme Court this summer and the justices rejected it on Oct. 7, the first day of the 2019 term. The court’s action was a refusal to consider website accessibility standards that would have affected many businesses working online. The matter stemmed from a blind man being unable […]