What the US needs to know about the Wuhan coronavirus

There are now five confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus here in the United States. While the arrival of a new virus is never welcomed news, remember: The threat in the United States is low.   We are still getting more information…

Solve the I-70 ski-traffic nightmare with mountain trains

In December, passengers on the inaugural Snowstang to the Arapahoe Basin ski area spent around five hours getting to the slopes and even longer returning to Denver. During the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, drivers reported trips upwards…

Why every business owner should be worried about RTD's crisis

Whenever Denver is pitched to companies looking to relocate, its transit system is cited as a major selling factor. “Metro Denver is a model for the country when it comes to solving transportation challenges, taking steps to reduce sprawl,…

Snowstang ridership gallops beyond expectations on Steamboat route

One month after its inception, a winter bus service to Steamboat Springs and other mountain towns is gaining ridership and receiving positive feedback from passengers. Snowstang, which provides round-trip rides on weekends to Steamboat Resort,…

Denver to speed up development of 125 miles of bike lanes, amid delays

Following a sluggish start, Denver is switching its bicycle program into high gear to help keep its promise of installing 125 miles of bike lanes by 2023. Mayor Michael Hancock on Thursday announced the new three-pronged approach, alongside…

Douglas Local Coordinating Council - January 23, 2020

Location: Douglas County Government building (100 S 3rd Street, Castle Rock) Intros & Updates (19 attended) Empower Health Partners (Natalie) Her business provides resources and services Bob Epstein Legislation…

SFMTA launches pilot program to test adaptive scooters for people with disabilities

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will start four unique adaptive scooter pilot programs Jan. 15, 2020, with a total of 50 adaptive scooters available from the permitted scooter operators Jump, Lime, Scoot and Spin. This…

Public Input Meeting in Aurora - January 31

You're Invited! Public Input Meeting in Aurora - January 31 Join representatives from AARP Colorado, Colorado Commission on Aging, Governor's Office, and Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging on 1/31. You…

Introducing Streetsblog Denver 2.0 (Streetsblog Denver)

Hello, Streetsblog Denver community! As a coalition of community groups advocating for people-friendly streets, we at the Denver Streets Partnership have come to depend on Streetsblog Denver as a source of news and thought-provoking commentary.…

LOW INCOME COLORADO SENIORS ELIGIBLE FOR MORE FINANCIAL HELP

Everyone can use a few extra dollars.   Older adults age 65 and over or individuals who are disabled and who own property or who rent may be eligible to receive a PTC 104 rebate. In previous years, many low income individuals were not eligible…