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Oct 12, 2017

How Replacing Traffic Signals Downtown Could Help Your Commute - Channel 7

The City of Denver spends millions of dollars every year to maintain and repair roads to try to limit traffic and congestion. But what about the things hanging above the roads? Those are getting an upgrade as well.

Oct 12, 2017

Smoking May Soon be Banned on the 16th Street Mall - 9 News

Denver's ongoing plan to improve the image of the 16th Street Mall could soon take on a new target: smokers.

Oct 03, 2017

Denver Asks Residents to Weigh In on 5-Year Housing Plan - Next City

Last year, Denver City Council approved $150 million in funding to mitigate its housing crisis. Now, the city has released a comprehensive housing plan to guide its investments over the next half-decade, and has asked residents to fill out a survey about the draft plan before November 13.

Sep 29, 2017

Council President Brooks on the issues facing Denver

On Good Day Colorado talking Amazon, Breathe Easy on the 16th Street Mall, and Affordable Housing in Denver.

Sep 18, 2017

Denver City Council Approves Agreement that spells out oversight at National Western Center for up to 100 years

The National Western Center master plan calls for a series of public plazas, including around a new transit station, as part of a project that will remake an enlarged Stock Show campus. In all, there would be 46 acres of flexible open space on the grounds, connecting to 80 acres on the other side of the South Platte River.

Sep 15, 2017

Councilor: Denver's $100M Short on Affordable Housing Impact - Next City

Last year, Denver City Council approved a controversial plan to raise $150 million over the next 10 years for affordable housing. Now, as some estimates put the city’s need at around 21,000 more units (and even Chipotle has stepped in to help out with the crisis), some elected leaders are saying $150 million isn’t enough.

Sep 13, 2017

16th Street Mall smoking ban gets its first official airing at City Council - Denver Post

Downtown Denver leaders want residents, workers and tourists to breathe easier on the 16th Street Mall. Unless they’re smokers. Then they want them to take a little hike before they light up or take a drag from their vape pen.

Aug 16, 2017

After Scary Experience, City Council President Backs Supervised Injection Facility

City Council President Albus Brooks put his full support behind a proposal to create a supervised injection facility in Denver, where intravenous drug users could “shoot up” under medical supervision.

Jul 17, 2017

A year after cancer recover, Albus Brooks re-elected as Denver City Council President - Denverite

Council President Albus Brooks speaks at a forum on homelessness in 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) When Albus Brooks was first elected president of the Denver City Council in 2016, he was in the hospital having surgery for cancer and his father had just died unexpectedly.