Denver leaders really don’t want people in all these new buildings to drive (or park)

A contentious 2017 decision by the Denver City Council has rippled into a new plan by the Hancock administration to make developers promote walking, biking and transit when they build stuff. A quick rewind: Back in 2017 a split council voted…

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

The mural, a train trailed by ribbons of color, is wholesome enough for a children’s book. It’s actually a paint-by-number artwork, which various residents colored in. For Arvada, Colorado, the Denver suburb that placed the mural downtown…

Blind Coloradans Worry Of Plans To Remove Curbs From 16th Street Mall

A plan to remodel Denver’s 16th Street Mall is drawing fire from blind Coloradans. They say the changes will put their safety at risk. At issue is whether street curbs should be removed. City planners want a curbless pedestrian mall, but…

Commuters Share Concerns With RTD Leadership On Telephone Town Hall

Upset RTD riders didn’t hold back their concerns on Wednesday night during a telephone town hall put on by the Regional Transportation District. Most of the issues revolved around late trains, which points to one issue: lack of people to…

New Denver focus on transportation heading to voters in November

Denver residents will decide Nov. 5 whether to create a city transportation department. It’s a bureaucratic change, but it signals a bigger shift: The city may take on more responsibility for bus and train service amid a new urban era. The…

Denver, RTD hoping to get downtown traffic moving faster

The city of Denver and the Regional Transportation District are hoping a new and somewhat controversial plan can ease one of the Mile High City's biggest frustrations: downtown traffic. The city is in the process of removing a lane of regular…

Ranking Transportation Committee Recommendations

1. Please, rank the following draft recommendations from 1 being most important to 10 being least important.  The Survey is available at this link

A New Person Is In Charge Of Solving Colorado’s Transportation Problems. Here’s Where She’s Starting

Shoshana Lew isn't walking into an easy job. Lew, who became the executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation in February, has a long list of issues to face: congestion up and down the Front Range, crumbling infrastructure, I-70…

DEN Launches Innovative Technology to Improve Access for Blind and Low Visibility

DEN has partnered with Aira to offer a free new service to blind and low-vision passengers and guests. Aira connects users to trained professionals who can see their surroundings through their phone’s camera. These professionals are then able…

RTD hosts telephone town halls to discuss newly launched Reimagine RTD, projects and gather feedback

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) wants to keep the community informed about current projects, provide updates for the region and answer questions from participants. To do that, the agency is hosting a series of hour-long telephone…