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Apr 1, 2019

Protecting Denver’s Urban Canopy Against Emerald Ash Borer

The urban canopy in Denver is critically important for our overall quality of life. When the City and County of Denver learned that the emerald ash borer (EAB), which has destroyed millions of ash trees in the Midwest, is making its way to Denver, they realized that it was time to act.

Apr 1, 2019

Denver To Convert 44,000 Existing Streetlights to LEDs

Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver Public Works Executive Director Eulois Cleckley and Alice Jackson, President of Xcel Energy—Colorado, announced last month that 44,000 streetlights across Denver will be converted to Light Emitting Diodes, or LEDs - considered one of today’s most energy-efficient and durable lighting technologies.

Apr 1, 2019

What Denver is doing to make construction zones less of a pain for pedestrians

The worst part of walking in Denver is coming upon a construction zone and not knowing when a car may whip around the corner.

Apr 1, 2019

By the Numbers: Street Sweeping in Denver

It may seem like street sweepers are deployed solely to litter Denver with annoying parking tickets. Not so. (Well, not entirely, anyway.) As seasonal road cleaning starts this month, we broke down the numbers to reveal how squalid the Mile High City would be without the debris-swallowing steeds, how you can escape tickets, and, yes, how much dough the city makes through citations.

Apr 1, 2019

Denver City Council to consider proposal to ban tobacco product sales to anyone under 21

The Department of Public Health & Environment has submitted a proposal to the Denver City Council that would ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21.

Apr 1, 2019

Denver City Council to vote on expansion of ShotSpotter system into downtown, north Capitol Hill

The Denver City Council will vote Monday on a resolution to expand the ShotSpotter system into north Capitol Hill and the downtown area.

Mar 29, 2019

Denver proposal would ban anyone under 21 from buying cigarettes and nicotine vaporizers

Denver city officials are moving to ban teenagers from buying tobacco products, including snuff and vaporizer products, by raising the minimum purchase age to 21. The proposal also would ban the use of vending machines for tobacco product sales.

Mar 29, 2019

South Broadway survey asks for public input on conceptual design elements

The City of Denver wants your input on conceptual design elements to improve South Broadway from the I-25 Broadway station to the Cherry Creek Trail at 6th Avenue.

Mar 29, 2019

Denver Drivers: Street Sweeping Begins April 2

Street sweeping begins in Denver on Tuesday, April 2. Denver Public Works wants to remind drivers to pay attention to street sweeping zones that will be off limits for parking depending on the day.

Mar 29, 2019

Colfax Avenue bus route is getting new shelters and digital displays with real-time bus information

Over the next year, RTD will install new bus shelters, benches, trash cans and digital displays with real-time bus information at bus stops along the popular Colfax line, which carries more than 22,000 people daily and is trumped in ridership only by the free 16th Street Mall shuttle.

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