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Aug 30, 2018

Lyft Selected as Official Rideshare Provider of All Denver-Owned Venues

Lyft will improve fan experience at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building starting this month as the official rideshare partner of Denver Arts & Venues.

Aug 27, 2018

RTD service cuts, including less frequency on 16th Street Mall shuttle, start Sunday

RTD says it determined the service cuts based on ridership numbers and staffing availability. It is one of three service adjustments the agency does per year, and RTD says the changes should save it approximately $2 million annually.

Aug 27, 2018

​Uber gears up for shift to bikes on short trips

Uber is planning a shift in emphasis from cars to electric bicycles and scooters for shorter journeys as part of its long-term strategy, according to the ride-hailing app’s chief executive.

Aug 27, 2018

Denver vacation rental startup raises $80M

Evolve Vacation Rental Network announced Thursday that it has raised $80 million, its largest funding round to date. In total, it has raised $103 million.

Aug 27, 2018

50% of Airbnb landlords ignore Denver rules in booming $100M industry

More than a year and a half after the City of Denver first tried to crack down on short-term rentals, the nascent industry — buoyed by thousands of hosts — has consistently stayed one step ahead of its regulators.

Aug 23, 2018

Denver police announce new resource for sexual assault survivors

Men and women who have experienced sexual assault now have a new way to report the crime and get help. The Denver Police Department announced a new way for sexual assault victims to report the crime: Seek Then Speak.

Aug 20, 2018

Denver leaders want input about city’s dog parks

In an attempt to keep up with the growing people and pup population, Denver Parks and Recreation has created a survey for dog and non-dog owners. It’s meant to upgrade the existing 2010 Denver Dog Park master plan.

Aug 20, 2018

Parking Limits at 41st and Fox Would Be (Small) Win Against Government-Mandated Traffic

The City and County of Denver requires parking in nearly every neighborhood, but that won’t be the case around the 41st and Fox RTD station. Instead, as developers build homes and businesses near the commuter rail, the area will probably become the city’s first with parking limits.

Aug 20, 2018

Uber Launches Jump, a Dockless and Electric Bike-Share System, in Denver

A new bike-share company hit the streets just after midnight. It’s called Jump, and it’s a dockless system, meaning riders rent bikes through an app and can roam around without being tethered to stations. Uber owns Jump, which has a starting fleet of 250 bikes that can be checked out downtown and and in surrounding neighborhoods, but not citywide.

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.

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