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Jun 28, 2018

Cyclists to everyone else: Forget scooters. What about cars in bike lanes?

There’s been a lot of noise about the Scooter Wars and where electric scooters can and can’t be driven, but cyclists want to know: What about the parked cars in bike lanes causing chaos in our Denver streets?

Jun 28, 2018

Nominations sought for Mayor's Design Awards

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and the city’s Community Planning and Development Department are seeking nominations for the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards.

Jun 28, 2018

Give Yourself a Break This Summer by Grasscycling

Save yourself time and energy this growing season by grasscycling, which is the process of leaving your grass clippings on your lawn after mowing. Grasscycling makes mowing quicker and easier, and is the natural way to return nutrients to your lawn. More than a quarter of Denver’s household trash is composed of yard debris, and grass clippings account for a large portion of this material from April to September. By grasscycling, you can help stop this material from ending up in landfills and have a real impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. If you’re not already a grasscycling pro, give it a try this summer!

Jun 28, 2018

Proposed Alcohol Policy Revisions

Thank you to all for sharing and participating in the Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) survey this past April. The feedback heard from more than 4,000 respondents is being taken into consideration as the draft policy is created. The survey findings can be found online. For most of the questions asked in the survey, more than 50% of respondents agree with the proposed changes. DPR is taking all outreach results into consideration as a draft policy is being created.

Jun 26, 2018

Denver’s Bike to Work Day is Wednesday

Last year’s Bike to Work Day saw over 30,000 people commute to their workplaces on two wheels and with city’s high priority on car-alternative forms of mobility, we could see even more at this year’s event, which happens on Wednesday, according to Bike Denver.

Jun 26, 2018

Ditch the car keys: Bike to Work Day is Wednesday

Cyclists and those who have always wanted to channel their inner Lance Armstrong are invited -- no encouraged -- to register and participate in Bike to Work Day. The annual event falls on Wednesday, June 27 this year. In 2017, more than 20,000 people registered and 30,000 ended up taking part. That's a lot of cyclists.

Jun 25, 2018

Residents split as Denver considers full strength beer at city parks

The Denver Parks and Recreation department is considering a proposal that will allow people to bring full strength beer and wine to parks around the city.

Jun 25, 2018

Denver City Council to hear proposed changes to Green Roof Initiative

Denver is not the first city to pass a green roof initiative, but it is the first to require current buildings to comply. It was the task force’s job to figure out how to make everything work. The group, which comprises local leaders, engineers, green roof advocates, building owners and more, met nine times since January to work through all of the details.

Jun 21, 2018

Denver plans to allow full-strength beer and wine in Denver parks

You’ll be allowed to freely and publicly drink full-strength beer and wine in Denver’s parks starting next year under a new policy announced by the parks department.

Jun 21, 2018

State regulators approve removal of A Line flaggers at two more crossings

At a meeting Wednesday, state regulators in Colorado decided to wave off the flaggers from two more crossings of the formerly-troubled train to the plane - Save Boulevard and Monaco Parkway. This decision brings the number of crossings certified by the Public Utilities Commission up to eight. The PUC expects to discuss the remaining three crossings in the coming weeks.

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