April 2, 2019
Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Public Works executive director Eulois Cleckley, joined by Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman and the mobility community, today announced a proposal to create a new Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. The new department would better facilitate a multi-modal transportation system in Denver, helping people get to where they need to go with greater ease and freedom of choice.
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Apr 22, 2019
With the goal of making bicycling in Denver a safe and viable transportation option for people of all abilities, the city will be installing 125 miles of new bikeways over the next five years, increasing the number households within a 5-minute ride of a high-comfort bike facility from 38 to 75 percent. 50 of the 125 miles of new bikeways will be funded by $18M from the Elevate Denver Bond, approved by voters in 2017.
Apr 15, 2019
The City and County of Denver, the Federal Transit Administration, Regional Transportation District (RTD), Downtown Denver Partnership, and Downtown Denver Business Improvement District (BID) are excited to announce the next step toward improving the 16th Street Mall, one of the city’s most critical economic engines and vital public spaces. The project team has released a draft environment assessment of the proposed project, which describes the need for the project, the alternatives considered, the environmental impacts of each alternative and how impacts would be mitigated. The public is encouraged to review this environmental assessment at www.denvergov.org/themallexperience and submit comments through May 14.
Mar 28, 2019
Take transit, ride a bike, walk, or drive along Broadway? Live near the corridor or frequent the businesses there? Denver Public Works would like people to share their feedback on multimodal improvements planned for Broadway that will extend from 16th to Center Avenues through an online survey at denvermovesbroadway.com. For the next month, the public can provide input on conceptual design elements that aim to move more people safely along the corridor and improve travel for those who walk, bike, drive and take transit.
Mar 27, 2019
Denver Public Works is releasing updated procedures that aim to lessen construction impacts to people as they move about the city and to improve access to adjacent homes and businesses. The department worked in conjunction with City Council members Wayne New, Paul Kashmann, Albus Brooks, Jolon Clark and Rafael Espinoza, and community and business leaders to implement new requirements on contractors when closing the public right of way (vehicle travel lanes, parking lanes, alleys, and sidewalks) for construction activities.
Mar 20, 2019
Whether you walk, bike, take transit, or drive downtown, Denver Public Works would like to get people’s feedback on downtown Denver’s current transportation system to help re-envision it as part of the Denver Moves: Downtown planning effort. The public can share their voice through an online survey at denvermovesdowntown.org until Sunday, April 14. Comments received will help prioritize near-term transportation improvements while identifying a long-term vision for moving more people in the city center.