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Aug 16, 2018

Airbnb loan startup quietly expands to Denver, with different tack

Loftium, which launched in 2017, says on its website that it provides homebuyers up to $50,000 to be used as a down payment. In exchange, the homebuyers agree to list a spare bedroom on Airbnb for one to three years. Loftium then keeps 60 to 90 percent of the Airbnb income.

Aug 15, 2018

Denver weekend traffic: Velorama and Colorado Classic to bring bands, bikes and road closures

A four-day bicycle race and a three-day music festival are both set for Denver this weekend, which means drivers can expect road closures and potential headaches as they navigate through alternative routes and congested streets.

Aug 15, 2018

Horns blast as RTD ramps up final stages of suburban G Line

It's not your imagination. Residents along the G Line in northwest Denver and the city's northwestern suburbs are hearing more train horns as RTD ramps up testing the commuter train line that will carry passengers 11 miles from Denver to Wheat Ridge, according to the transportation agency.

Aug 08, 2018

Scooter startup Bird plans to fund protected bike lanes

Bird, the rapidly expanding dockless electric scooter company, announced two new initiatives this morning seeking to position the company as a safety leader among the current crop of urban mobility startups—and help give its users safe places to ride in cities.

Aug 08, 2018

City’s First-Ever Transit Plan Unveiled Monday

Two years after the Hancock administration set out to reshape the city’s bus and train network with Denver’s first-ever transit plan, Denverites still don’t know precisely how much it will cost, where the money will come from, or what will be built where by when.

Aug 08, 2018

Two ways to fund highway fixes among seven initiatives that could be heading to voters

Organizers of two potential transportation-funding initiatives turned in far more signatures Monday than necessary to get onto the November ballot, setting up a potential collision of proposals on how to pump more money into Colorado’s overcrowded highway system.

Aug 03, 2018

RTD to double trains on G-line tracks between Denver and Arvada as testing ramps up

Residents of the west Denver suburbs will notice more trains on the tracks for RTD’s yet-to-open G-line beginning Thursday as the transit district moves into the next phase of testing.

Aug 03, 2018

INFOGRAPHIC: Detailed timeline for Central 70 Project and its impact on your commute

After years of planning, hundreds of hours of community input and several lawsuits aimed at stopping the Colorado Department of Transportation’s plan to lower and cover part of I-70 with a park, Denver’s first major freeway project in 15 years will begin Friday.

Aug 02, 2018

Marijuana Survey

Marijuana use in Colorado remained stable for young people and increased slightly for adults, according to two recent surveys by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Aug 02, 2018

Denver Releases Action Plan to Reduce Wasted Food and Feed More Residents

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) recently released its Food Action Plan, a set of strategic projects to increase food equity in the city. The plan serves as an action-oriented companion piece to the Denver Food Vision, an aspirational view of advancing our food system in Denver.

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