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…

Bus Rapid Transit Should Be Built More Rapidly (Streetsblog USA)

Cities are taking the slow and challenging path to build rapid bus transit networks when they could be painting lanes, banning cars, and letting traffic sort itself out later. Take Minneapolis-St. Paul. The Twin Cities started building eight…

ADA Paratransit Advisory Committee (APAC) - January 14, 2020

RTD-Civic Center Plaza, 1560 Broadway 19th Floor Conference Room What starts the 6 minute wait clock? - Shuttle arrives at pick-up point and driver presses “Arrive” on the MDC Driver Shortage Update - RTD continues to search…