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Jan 9, 2019

The scooters are still all over the place, and now they’re actually allowed in most of those places

EMAIL Roll on, little electric scooters owned by venture capitalists and giant car companies that provide a fun yet mocked alternative to driving that sometimes makes life hard for pedestrians and wheelchair users. Roll on.

Jan 9, 2019

Denver Wants You To Stop Riding Those Electric Scooters On Sidewalks

Denver City Council passed new rules Monday for dockless electric scooters in the city. "This is primarily to get the scooters off the sidewalks and to allow the scooters some more flexibility in being able to use our bike lanes and our roads, " said council member Mary Beth Susman.

Jan 8, 2019

Denver City Council approves change that could mean property tax relief for low-income families with children

The council approved without discussion the proposal to expand a 69-year-old program that originally offered annual property tax refunds to older residents and later included people with disabilities. With Monday’s change, homeowners with at least one child under 18 and a household income at or below 40 percent of the area median also will be eligible for rebates.

Jan 8, 2019

Campaign to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in Denver says it has enough signatures to make the ballot

The campaign to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in Denver said it has more than enough signatures to make the May municipal ballot and will turn them into the elections office following a rally outside the Capitol Monday afternoon.

Jan 8, 2019

Scooters, get off the sidewalk: Denver approves first big dockless change

The Denver City Council on Monday unanimously approved revisions to the city’s regulations for dockless scooters, which many had dismissed as archaic and confusing.

Jan 8, 2019

Electric Scooters Are Leaving Denver Sidewalks

On Monday night, Denver City Council approved an ordinance requiring electric scooters to be ridden in bike lanes or on roads rather than on sidewalks, bringing clarity to what has been a confusing several months for scooter riders, city officials, and pedestrians

Jan 8, 2019

9th Avenue Street Closure

the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center “Bridge” will be demolished and with this demolition, 9th Avenue will be temporarily closed.

Jan 7, 2019

Denver ready to offer new $400-plus rebates to low-income homeowners

The city of Denver is ready to expand a program that provides tax relief to some residents. Until now, the city has offered special tax refunds to people over 65 and people who are “totally disabled.” Starting on May 1, though, that program is set to help low-income homeowners with children, too.

Jan 4, 2019

Denver’s New Bus and Train Fares Are the Most Expensive in the Nation

RTD’s new adult fare, which now costs $3, up from $2.60, is more than twice the price of bus and train tickets in Austin and Houston, which go for $1.25. Denver’s fares will also hit riders’ wallets harder than in New York and San Francisco, where tickets are less expensive and the cost of living is higher.

Jan 4, 2019

Buckle up: I-70 is set to close completely Friday night

EMAIL The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to close I-70, both east- and westbound, on Friday, Jan. 4 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. The closure is part of construction to renovate the highway, and will span from Brighton to Colorado Boulevards. Traffic will be rerouted up through Commerce City over Interstates 270, 76 and 25.

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