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Dec 17, 2018

P&R Athletic Priority Parks

The Parks Permit Office of Denver Parks and Recreation is accepting park permit applications for new and non-historical-priority events for 2019 from November 1 to December 31, 2018.

Dec 17, 2018

Denver Recycles Now Accepting Paper Cups

Did you know that 50 billion paper coffee cups end up in U.S. landfills every year? Despite being made mostly of paper, most paper cups include a plastic lining to help insulate and prevent leaks.

Dec 17, 2018

INC seeks applicants for Youth Programs

The Inter Neighborhood Cooperation (INC) is initiating a new program that will award $500 to Denver-based youth programs that actively conduct civic engagement projects.

Dec 17, 2018

Colorado man creates app that lets you find all those electric scooters in one place

A Denver man created the app called 'Scooter Life' and allows you to just look at one app to see where all the rideshare scooters around you are. "Apps that I've done - they're basically things I do or use on a daily basis and fill a need that I have. If other people use it, that's great."

Dec 14, 2018

Some Denver City Council members say repurposing parking space is key for new e-scooter rules to roll smoothly

EMAIL Electric scooters are ugly ducklings looking for their mother. They’re only allowed on sidewalks — for now — but are too fast to belong there. Machines moving 15 to 20 mph don’t mix well with strolling humans. When the scooters aren’t scooting, they sometimes block people’s path, particularly Denverites with mobility impairments.

Dec 14, 2018

Readers asked: Will the “Bridge to the Future” at the 9th and Colorado development become the bridge of the past?

The span of 1960s architecture hanging over 9th Avenue between Albion and Ash streets, once called “the Bridge of the Future” for its contributions to health science, will soon be the bridge of the past. Offices and research labs used by the the University of Colorado’s Health Sciences Center were housed within this giant, mid-century modern dresser.

Dec 11, 2018

Eddie Hernandez Photography/iStock Inside Plan That Would Make E-Scooters Street-Legal (Sometimes) in Denver

Right now, electric scooters of the sort that have proliferated in Denver over recent months are officially defined as toys that can only be ridden on sidewalks — a rule loathed by many pedestrians resentful of having to dodge the two-wheelers and by plenty of riders, who prefer to travel in bike lanes and on streets even though doing so is currently illegal.

Dec 11, 2018

The best and worst cities in America for public transportation, according to an urban planner

US public transportation is notoriously underdeveloped compared to most other wealthy countries. In fact, according to a recent study, the New York City subway is the only US rail system that ranks among the 10 busiest in the world.

Dec 11, 2018

Bridge over 9th Avenue, remnant of former CU hospital campus, to be demolished

Continuum Partners and CIM Group, which are developing the massive 9th & Colorado project at the site of the University of Colorado’s former Health Sciences Center, have decided not to preserve the five-story structure that crosses 9th Avenue, allowing traffic to pass underneath.

Dec 11, 2018

Denver’s troubles with commuter rail a “perfect storm” that threatens A-Line

Transit experts say the ongoing troubles plaguing completion of metro Denver’s commuter rail system are among the worst in the country — even as its ridership is growing.

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