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Nov 19, 2020

Denver Assists Restaurants in Creating Outdoor Dining Spaces

Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) is assisting four restaurants in standing up new outdoor dining areas to expand their capacity to serve customers amid COVID-19 social distancing rules. DOTI spearheaded the effort utilizing a $25k grant from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) that was earmarked for communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and historically underinvested.

Nov 12, 2020

39th Avenue Greenway Opens

The City and County of Denver, through the work of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) and Denver Parks and Recreation, is excited to announce the opening of the new 39th Avenue Greenway from Franklin to Steele streets in northeast Denver. The stormwater improvement project, built to mitigate recurrent flooding issues in this area of town, fulfills community desires for new outdoor recreational space, water quality and improved connections for traveling.

Oct 30, 2020

LeafDrop Program to Open Drop-Off Sites

Starting this weekend, there will be more options around the city where Denver residents can take leaves after they rake them! On Saturday, October 31, five more Denver LeafDrop locations will open for the next three weekends to allow residents to drop-off raked leaves to be composted for free. In addition, Jack-O’-Lanterns still sitting on the front porch after Halloween will be accepted for composting too! Compost created through Denver’s LeafDrop Program will be made available for residents to purchase at a discounted rate in the spring to help their gardens thrive.

Oct 29, 2020

Artists to Enhance the Pedestrian Experience

Colorful, unique street murals will soon begin to take shape along Santa Fe Drive to entice and enhance feelings of comfort for people who walk the corridor, home to the Santa Fe Art District. Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) recently completed safety and traffic calming improvements from 6th to Colfax Avenues, which included narrowing the roadway and shortening crossing distances for people on foot, to enhance safety for all users and pedestrians in particular. Now, local artists will begin work to make the pedestrian space along this stretch more inviting and enhance the uniqueness of the corridor.

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