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Dec 10, 2018

Denver awards $57,500 in P.S. You Are Here public art grants, and there are more to come

This round of grantees, are receiving a total of $57,500, include a few way-finding and marking projects — like murals seeing you off and welcoming you back to Montbello, artwork directing people to the various attractions in the Golden Triangle and murals along a stretch of the Lakewood Gulch walking path.

Dec 10, 2018

Getaround launches in Denver, letting you rent your car to a perfect stranger

Denver got a new transportation disruptor on Thursday. No, not more scooters — this time, it’s Getaround, a decentralized car-sharing system based in the Bay Area that allows you to rent your car out to perfect strangers or, inversely, rent a perfect stranger’s wheels for the day.

Dec 10, 2018

Denver law would legalize what scooter riders are doing anyway — riding in the streets

The Denver City Council will discuss a bill next Tuesday that would let people on electric scooters ride in city streets and bike lanes. It’s a policy to catch up with the popularity of free-roaming scooter-share services Lime, Bird and Razor. The companies changed Denver’s transportation landscape overnight, and residents and tourists were quick to adopt and normalize the zippy new option.

Dec 10, 2018

Denver may move scooters into bike lanes and make other changes

Lyft has been encouraging scooter riders to break the law. When users first try to ride one of the company’s two-wheelers in Denver, they’re presented with a tutorial. Among other safety tips, the app has recently told riders to stick to the bike lanes.

Dec 5, 2018

Denver mayor orders effort to remove residents’ low-level marijuana convictions

Individuals convicted of those crimes can independently seek to expunge the records. But a spokesperson for the City of Denver told the Post that the local government will now proactively help them.

Dec 5, 2018

Denver may force scooters into bike lanes and make other changes

Now, the city may change where people ride scooters and tweak the “pilot” program that has allowed several companies to deploy hundreds of scooters and bikes here.

Dec 4, 2018

Denver Water costs are going up, especially for the suburbs

Residents of Denver and neighboring cities will pay higher water bills next year, generating an additional $8 million that Denver Water says it needs.

Dec 4, 2018

Uber reportedly scooting around idea of buying Bird or Lime

Uber is bullish on shared electric scooters — so bullish that the ride-hailing giant reportedly is considering buying Bird Rides Inc. or Lime.

Dec 3, 2018

Denver County Cultural Council seeking applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the Denver County Cultural Council. The cultural council is a board authorized by the State of Colorado, appointed by Denver City Council, and managed by Denver Arts & Venues to distribute Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Tier III revenues to science and cultural organizations in Denver. Applications are due by Thursday, Dec. 6.

Dec 3, 2018

Denver Water 2019 Rates

The Denver Board of Water Commissioners recently adopted rate changes to fund essential upgrades and new projects to keep Denver Water’s system running smoothly. The new rates take effect Feb. 1, 2019. Denver Water expects that monthly bills for most Denver residents to increase by 55 cents per month if they use water the same as they did in 2018.

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