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Dec 08, 2017

Lyft's Master Plan for Taking the Lead in Driverless Cars

While Uber's woes continue to sink the company into a seemingly ever-growing tangle of legal affairs and inner power struggles, Lyft has managed to steer enough momentum to narrow the gap with its rival and land a prime time spot in the race to bring autonomous vehicles to the public.

Dec 08, 2017

Denver’s first driverless shuttle hits the test track

Driverless vehicles are being tested in Colorado, and Monday a demonstration kicked off what the state hopes to be a new normal as early as next spring when train passengers can leave the 61st and Peña Station and step into an autonomous shuttle for a ride to the nearby office buildings or bus stop.

Dec 08, 2017

Denver has a list of recommendations to improve slot homes

A task force has issued a list of recommendations that would change the requirements for slot homes. The city defines a slot home as sideways-facing townhomes and the buildings have been a point of contention in Denver neighborhoods.

Dec 07, 2017

What looks like a mile-long park and acts like a drainage ditch? Watch this

The city of Denver is preparing to sign a major contract for the construction of a $57 million, mile-long project through the Cole and Clayton neighborhoods.

Dec 07, 2017

Lyft goes live with Ski Rack Mode

Skiers and boarders now have a new ride type through the Lyft ride-sharing app, allowing them to navigate Colorado’s best ski resorts without the added stress of driving in the winter.

Dec 07, 2017

Autonomous vehicles and the last-mile problem

It’s called the first-mile, last-mile problem of mass transit, and it has vexed transportation planners forever during the automotive era. Until you make it easy to get to and from light rail and other public transit, they will remain underused.

Dec 07, 2017

Denver aims to finish first phases of National Western Center project sooner as it prepares for mega-contract

Denver city officials behind the $1 billion National Western Center project aim to get the ball rolling on construction early next year when they bid out a mega-contract for much of the site-clearing and road-building work.

Dec 04, 2017

Uber employed espionage unit to steal rivals’ secrets — is that legal?

Uber Technologies Inc. operated an ethically questionable clandestine unit dedicated to stealing trade secrets and competitive intelligence from rivals, edging up to and possibly crossing the line between allowable corporate intelligence-gathering and illegal espionage.

Nov 29, 2017

Cannabis Health & Safety Advisory Committee

Denver Environmental Health is seeking applicants for the newly created Cannabis Health & Safety Advisory Board. The purpose of the committee is to provide suggestions regarding health and safety issues associated with the production and consumption of cannabis products.

Nov 29, 2017

Become a Denver Master Composter

Now is your chance to become an expert composter and recycler, and to help curb the culture of waste in Denver. The Denver Master Composter Training Program offers Denver residents a unique opportunity to learn about composting and recycling topics, and to give back to the community by sharing this information with others.

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