“It’s an incredible experiment”: Banning cars in cities stirs controversy—and has mixed results

Streets are the realm of the automobile these days, but that hasn’t always been the case. Before cars and parking spots took over the space between our buildings and homes, streets were much more diverse: Photos from the pre-car era show people…

Jeffco LCC - July 9, 2020

Members attended: 13 Two guest speakers: Julie with Re-imagine & Marjorie Sloan with RTD Running candidate for District M Board Member Reimagine-Julie RTDs point for Reimagine is to face the current challenges and future for RTD…

CDOT Dangles $47M Carrot To Encourage Denver Area Governments To Build Safer Streets

Car-centric roads in the Denver metro could become safer for pedestrians, cyclist and people with disabilities under a program the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Thursday. Under the Safer Main Streets Initiative, the department…

This Is Where Masks Are Required In Colorado. Public Health Experts Say We Need A Statewide Mandate

In April, Gov. Jared Polis encouraged Coloradans to adopt a “strong mask culture” to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Since then, he’s urged people to wear masks in public time and time again. However, the state has stopped…

These 4 Maps Show How RTD’s Bus Service Could Change (And Shrink) Next Year

The Regional Transportation District offered a peek this week at how its bus network could change in 2021. The revamp is part of RTD’s “Reimagine” process, which the agency launched to put itself on more stable financial footing.

Four Things Every Sustainable Transportation Advocate Should Know About the INVEST Act

Our Congresspeople are reportedly likely to vote on a major infrastructure bill soon — and if they succeed, it will have big consequences for the future of sustainable transportation in the U.S.

Three ways COVID-19 has changed road usage and how the public travels

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, the way in which we use the roads and travel has changed, which means the way that everyone lives across the globe has changed too. Here is how the restrictions on non-essential movement have impacted road…

VA Hopes To Build Awareness And Trust Among Female Veterans

In 2019, 20,000 women transitioned out of the military, making them the fastest-growing cohort of veterans. Yet compared to men, they're much less likely to get their health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs. On average, they wait…