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Jul 18, 2018

What If Denver’s Policymakers Treated Public Transit the Way They Treat Private Parking?

Ask anyone why they don’t use the bus or the train in Denver and they’ll inevitably tell you, “It’s not convenient for me and doesn’t get me where I need to go.” They’re not wrong. I live near downtown in a dense neighborhood between two major arterial roads, and yet the Regional Transportation District has few convenient buses to get me around — none that will get me to my job in a reasonable amount of time.

Jul 18, 2018

Denver will vote on $46 million of new taxes for green space

Denver voters will decide this November whether they want to pay more sales taxes to fund parks, trails and open space. The Denver City Council on Monday approved the question, sending it to the ballot. The proposal was for a 0.25 percent tax. That’s 25 cents for every $100 spent on goods and services in Denver.

Jul 17, 2018

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If there is an important change to Denver's zoning or building codes, policies, or procedures, you'll hear about it in our "Code and Policy Alert" newsletter first.

Jul 17, 2018

Jolon Clark takes over from Albus Brooks as Denver City Council president

Denver City Council chose new leadership on Monday, naming Jolon Clark as the council’s new president and Stacie Gilmore as the president pro-tem. Clark takes over from Albus Brooks, who served two terms as council president. Both Clark and Gilmore were elected to the council in 2015, with Clark representing District 7 and Gilmore serving District 11.

Jul 17, 2018

Mayor emphasizes plan to add 125 bike lanes during State of the City address

n a push to make Denver less reliant on cars, Mayor Michael Hancock reiterated his plan to increase bike lanes by more than 60 percent over the next 5 years.



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