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Apr 17, 2018

Colorado House Passes Bicycle “Safety Stop” Bill

Colorado cities and towns may soon have an easier time legalizing what many cyclists already do to stay safe: Treat stop signs as yield signs and red lights as stop signs.

Apr 13, 2018

Denver's Colfax bus gets priority at green lights

Do you ever wish you could magically change red lights so you only hit greens? Starting this week, that's exactly what some RTD buses will be able to do — but it won't be because of magic; it's all due to transit signal priority technology.

Apr 13, 2018

RTD, Denver Public Works Prep to Speed Up Buses on Six City Streets

When cities want to, there’s a lot they can do to make bus service faster and more reliable. One of those transit improvements involves tweaking traffic signals so bus riders spend less time stopped at red lights and get to their destinations faster. Denver Public Works and the Regional Transportation District are planning to do just that on six streets in the city.

Apr 13, 2018

How a Denverite became a maestro of the sharing economy

The sharing economy wasn’t always so good to Craig Baute. Now the 32-year-old Denverite brings in more than $200,000 per year running a coworking chain with two local locations and renting out two apartments on Airbnb.

Apr 13, 2018

Uber Testing New 911 Service In Denver

The ride-sharing service Uber is adding some safety features to its service and apps that it’s testing in Denver. Uber will start conducting yearly background checks on drivers.

Apr 12, 2018

It’s bike-share season — here are your Denver and Aurora bike-share options

The weather in Denver is about as bike-friendly as it can get it, and luckily we have several bike-share programs that can help you grab a bike to ride as you traverse the city.

Apr 12, 2018

Public Comment Wanted On Future Of High Line Canal Trail

Residents enjoying the High Line Canal Trail on Tuesday say they are grateful for this resource in their community and would ask for few changes as a second phase launches to plan updates and improvements over the next several years.

Apr 12, 2018

Denver Can’t Rely on State Lawmakers to Fund Transportation the City Needs

The legislation coming out of the state legislature would allow money that’s supposedly reserved for transit to go toward sound walls on Interstate highways. The bill would also make it much, much harder to toll highway lanes, precluding efforts to cut traffic and reduce subsidies for driving.

Apr 09, 2018

Denver Public Works Will Re-Time Downtown Signals to Prioritize Pedestrians

Over the next year, the city’s streets department will overhaul traffic signals downtown to ensure people walking have enough time to cross the streets. The re-timing project also aims to prioritize people on bikes, light rail riders, and bus riders, said Joshua Jones, a traffic engineer with Denver Public Works.

Apr 09, 2018

First “Uber for kids” ride service launches in Denver

The Los Angeles-based company began shuttling kids around the Denver area this week. It’s the first ride-sharing service approved by state regulators to focus on unaccompanied minors. And unlike Uber and Lyft, the kid-friendly service goes beyond minimum background requirements and only works with drivers who have five years of child care experience — and are willing to get fingerprinted.

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