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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.

Jan 4, 2019

Denver's I-70 Viaduct Will Be Closed Friday Night As A Prelude To Reconstruction

East and westbound Interstate 70 in Denver between Brighton and Colorado Boulevards will be closed starting Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 at 10 p.m. through 6 a.m. the next morning.

Dec 26, 2018

Flaggers to once again be relieved of duty on RTD’s A-Line, B-Line crossings

Flaggers who have stood sentry at several crossings along the University of Colorado A-Line and at a single crossing on the B-Line — providing an extra layer of safety while engineers try to refine the timing of crossing gate openings and closings — were to be relieved of duty Friday.

Dec 26, 2018

President Eisenhower used this Lowry church when he summered in Denver.

n order to restore and protect the exterior a historic church in Lowry that was the congregational choice for president Dwight Eisenhower when Lowry was his summer White House, the Lowry Foundation and Historic Denver are looking for a little help.

Dec 26, 2018

Lyft brings back “Ski Rack Mode,” adds more Colorado ski areas

Skiers and boarders will have, for the second year, a new ride type through the Lyft ride-sharing app, allowing them to navigate Colorado’s best ski resorts without the added stress of driving in the winter.

Dec 20, 2018

How a Shuttered Strip Club Can Help Denver's Most Embattled Neighborhood

In August 2017, Denver City Council announced plans to buy PT's All Nude II, a defunct strip club at 8315 East Colfax Avenue where a notorious murder had taken place during a #SelfieSaturday promotion two years earlier. The $1.3 million purchase and recent rezoning to allow buildings up to five stories in the area have been made in an effort to spur an economic revival in the East Colfax neighborhood, which councilmember Mary Beth Susman describes as arguably metro Denver's most distressed.

Dec 20, 2018

RTD expanding A Line service despite threat that feds could shut it down

The Federal Railroad Administration has threatened to revoke the waiver that allows the University of Colorado A Line to run with passengers, unless RTD can get the crossing gates to come down at a consistent time, every time. On Friday, RTD and DTP submitted a plan to the FRA, answering how it will address federal regulator concerns over the A Line crossing gates staying down for varied times.

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