A Letter from the 16th Street Mall Project Team

Dear 16th Street Mall Stakeholder, The City and County of Denver, along with their partners RTD and the Downtown Denver Partnership, will host a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, August 5th from 5 to 7 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to brief…

More work to be done 42 years after Gang of 19 Protest

July 5 and 6, 1978, are commonly accepted as the beginning of the Disability Rights Movement. On those days 42 years ago, 19 courageous individualsblocked the busy intersection of Broadway and Colfax in downtown Denver. The civil disobedience…

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Southwest Light Rail Line

Service was the first to connect suburbs and downtown Denver by rail DENVER (July 14, 2020) – The Regional Transportation District (RTD) marks the 20th anniversary today of the opening of the Southwest Light Rail Line from I-25 and Broadway…

Transit will be reeling from COVID-19 for years

When cities and states began shutting down in response to COVID-19, the financial impact to transit was swift and immense, but the immediate impacts only tell part of the story. Given the myriad ways that transit is funded around the country,…

Denver's City Council Meetings Move Online

Starting this week, City Council's Monday night and committee meetings will be virtual to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. All meetings will be broadcast using Zoom and streamed on Channel 8. Please go to www.denvergov.org/councilpublicinput…

At the Heart of the Matter Virtual Series

Join the Colorado Health Foundation for a free, virtual series, happening monthly July through November 2020, with Karen McNeil-Miller, president and CEO of The Colorado Health Foundation. Throughout the series, Karen is inviting local and national…

“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…

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…