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Mar 27, 2019

Denver Strengthens Permitting Procedures to Increase Safety and Access around Construction Zones

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

Denver Launches Survey on Future of its Downtown Transportation System

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.

Jan 18, 2019

Big Year Ahead for Denver’s Vision Zero Program

In 2018, Denver’s Vision Zero program accomplished much – from the installation of more than 19 miles of bike lanes, four new pedestrian signal crossings and the hiring of four dedicated Vision Zero staff members, to the number of outreach events that began to educate the community and institutionalize a culture of safety. However, with 59 traffic deaths in 2018, it shows there’s more work to be done.