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Dec 11, 2017

Nearly 300 homeless people found jobs through Denver pilot program

The City of Denver says 284 people participated in the program, which gives hourly jobs to people who are homeless, between November 2016 and November 2017.

Dec 11, 2017

Denver shows off plans to replace infamous “slot home”

A slot home is a multi-unit residential project that is designed around a narrow driveway or open space, aka “the slot.” While most residences face toward the street, slot homes turn inward, often presenting bare walls to their neighbors.

Dec 11, 2017

See inside central Denver’s new $44 million urban recreation center

When it opens next month, Denver’s new Carla Madison Recreation Center will be a marvel of the parks system, from its outdoor climbing wall and bouldering rock to separate lap pool and children’s pool areas to a stacked-floor design that makes it the city’s first truly urban facility.

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.

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