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Denver City Government Closed Monday, March 30 for Cesar Chavez Day!

Most City and County of Denver’s offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 30 in observance of the Cesar Chavez Day holiday and/or due to COVID-19. Critical emergency functions and operations will remain in place on Monday in support of Denver’s COVID-19 response, including enforcement of the Stay at Home Order. 

Read the press release for additional information.

  Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) City Preparedness Update

The City and County of Denver is working with local, state, and federal partners to provide accurate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the public. Help us spread facts, not fear.

Get COVID-19 information on support services, donations & volunteering, safety information and more!


“Stay at Home” Denver – March 23, 2020 – A Public Health Order is in effect in Denver. This includes a “stay at home” directive for the entire city that will last from March 24 – April 11. Essential activities needed for health and safety are exempt.
Read the press release, public health order, and frequently asked questions.

 

Bicycling in Denver



Denver is reinventing its roadways to move more people, more safely and efficiently through the city, and is working to complete networks that offer people more options to get around town in the ways that meet their day-to-day needs. As part of this effort, Denver is accelerating implementation of its Denver Moves: Bikes plan.

With an additional $18M in funding from the Elevate Denver Bond approved by voters in 2017, the city will be installing 125 miles of new bikeways over the next five years, increasing the number of households within a 5-minute ride of a high-comfort bike facility from 38 to 75 percent.

With passage of the bond, the people of Denver overwhelmingly said ‘yes’ to supporting more mobility options for people to choose from to move about our city, and we are primed and ready to get moving on delivering more high comfort bikeways citywide.

News & Updates

The Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking your input on how people travel by bike, by bus, by car, and on foot in three regions of the city (see map of the regions here).

NOTE: To protect the public health and safety of our community, The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is postponing previously scheduled in-person open houses and moving the meeting format to a virtual platform to allow for participation and to adhere to public health guidelines and practices. Please check back for updates regarding specific programs and projects.

Planning Better Ways to Travel in NW Denver, Open House

Wednesday, March 11 — POSTPONED
A virtual open house will be held in the coming weeks.
Details will be posted here, or email DenverMoves@denvergov.org to be sent meeting details. If sending an email, please include this language in the subject line: "Northwest Denver Open House"

W. Jewell Ave Buffered Bike Lane Open House

Virtual Open House: Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 pm (meeting link to come)
Project extent: Lipan Street to Federal Blvd.
Details will be posted here, or email DenverMoves@denvergov.org to be sent meeting details. If sending an email, please include this language in the subject line: "W. Jewell Bike Lane"

Planning Better Ways to Travel in South Central Denver, Open House

Thursday, March 19 — POSTPONED
A virtual open house will be held in the coming weeks.
Details will be posted here, or email DenverMoves@denvergov.org to be sent meeting details. If sending an email, please include this language in the subject line: "South Central Denver Open House"

E. Jewell Ave Bike Lane Open House

Wednesday, March 25 — POSTPONED
Project extent: S. Bellaire St to S Oneida St.  We're currently exploring opportunities to hold a virtual meeting in the coming weeks.
Details will be posted here, or email DenverMoves@denvergov.org to be sent meeting details. If sending an email, please include this language in the subject line: "E. Jewell Bike Lane"

E. Dartmouth Ave Bike Lane Meeting

Virtual Open House: Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00 pm (meeting link to come)
Project extent: S. University Blvd to S Colorado Blvd.
Details will be posted here, or email DenverMoves@denvergov.org to be sent meeting details. If sending an email, please include this language in the subject line: "E. Dartmouth Bike Lane"

Thanks to all who attended the recent meetings about the new high comfort bikeways coming to Denver neighborhoods! Check back in early 2020 for information about more meetings to come.

  • N. Crown Boulevard from E. Albrook Drive to E. 56th Avenue
    Planning will continue through Spring/Summer 2020
  • E. 51st Ave from N Uvalda St to N Chambers Rd
    Planning will continue through Spring/Summer 2020
  • E. Princeton Avenue from Eastmoor to Tamarac Drives
    Planning and design through 2020.  Construction in 2021.
  • Clayton Street from 40th to 52nd Avenues
    Meetings coming early 2020

Learn more and see information from the previous meetings »

The Denver Bike Map has been updated for 2019 — including citywide bike infrastructure, regional trail connections, transit stop locations, bike share and bike repair stations to help plan your next ride.

The online map is now available; printed copies will be available for free at Denver recreation centers, city council offices, and bike shops. Get a bike map today and get riding!

Since 2015, Denver Public Works has been studying Broadway to make the corridor safer for bicyclists, drivers, pedestrians and transit riders.

In 2019, after extensive community input and technical planning, the City is designing a more multi-modal Broadway:

  • Broadway South Segment: Detailed design of construction-ready plans from 7th Avenue at the Cherry Creek Trail south to the I-25 Broadway Station.
    The voter-approved Elevate Denver Bond Program invests $12 million toward the construction of Denver Moves: Broadway’s South Segment.
  • Broadway North Segment: Conceptual design from 7th Avenue north to 16th Avenue.

Share your feedback on the New Community Survey at denvermovesbroadway.com

In summer 2019, Denver Public Works is placing bicycle counting tubes across bikeways in and around downtown Denver to count each person that crosses, to give our department a better picture of how many people are using bikes to get around the downtown area.

The goal is to use data collected this year as a baseline, and to repeat the study each year in the same locations so we can identify trends and changes in ridership. With this information, we'll be able to quantify how investments in new and upgraded bikeways change how people travel by bicycle and help us expand our bike network across the city.

 
QUESTIONS/PROBLEMS?

Let us know about suggestions, damage or debris on the street, ice on paths or trails, or issues with signs and signals. Get in touch online, or via mobile app 24/7, to get help with city services.

Or Contact 311 By Phone

Within Denver: Dial 3-1-1
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911
TTY Service: 720-913-8479