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Oct 28, 2020

Denver Offers Financial Aid to Restaurants

The City and County of Denver is continuing to support local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic by making financial support available to restaurants and bars that participated in Denver’s Temporary Outdoor Dining Program. With $435,000 in funding recently received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Denver has created a new assistance fund to provide grants to restaurant and bar owners for incurred costs from creating new or expanded outdoor seating areas due to indoor capacity limits and social distancing requirements.

Oct 23, 2020

Denver Prepares For Weekend Snowfall

With snow in the forecast this weekend, Denver is preparing its response, with the city’s large plow drivers going on duty late Saturday night, ready to address the main streets when snow starts to accumulate. Warm pavement temperatures will be helpful in melting some snow, initially, on the streets. Residents should be aware that very cold temperatures could create slick conditions and people should drive slowly and look out for one another.

Oct 05, 2020

I-25 & Belleview Vehicle Congestion Study

The City and County of Denver is getting the word out about two upcoming meetings that will discuss alternatives being looked at to address vehicle congestion around I-25 & Belleview Avenue. The project team will present results of a recently completed analysis of options.

Oct 05, 2020

Denver’s LeafDrop Program Begins Today

It’s that time of year when the leaves are starting to change and fall. When raking leaves, rather than throwing them in the trash to be taken to a landfill, Denver residents can drop them off at a Denver LeafDrop site to be composted for free, now through December 4!

Sep 28, 2020

Denver to Add Safety Treatments on Santa Fe Drive

Starting today, Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) will transform a stretch of Santa Fe Drive between 6th and Colfax Avenues into a safer street that aims to enhance the experience for people who walk the corridor, which is home of the Art District on Santa Fe, a popular destination for residents and visitors. For over two years, DOTI collaborated with the community to create a new street design for Santa Fe Drive within the Art District that will enhance safety for all users and pedestrians, in particular.

Sep 21, 2020

Denver to Replace 14th Avenue Bridge

As part of the Elevate Denver Bond Program, which voters approved in 2017 to fund critical improvements to infrastructure, Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) will replace a 60-year-old bridge on West 14th Avenue between north and southbound Speer Boulevard to preserve and extend the life of the bridge. DOTI will also make safety improvements for those who walk and bike over the bridge adding wider sidewalks and a new, raised bicycle track on the bridge. In addition, crews will upgrade the traffic signals and pedestrian ramps on West 14th Avenue at the intersections of north and southbound Speer Boulevard.

Sep 09, 2020

Denver to Convert Walnut Street to Two-Way Travel

In a few days, Walnut Street in the River North community will soon have a new look and feel to help calm traffic and improve circulation in the area. In conjunction with recent repaving efforts, Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) will convert a stretch of the corridor between Broadway and Downing from one-way to two-way travel. The conversion will create a safer street that reduces vehicle speeds, improves circulation for people walking, biking and driving, and better defines parking and loading zones.

Aug 31, 2020

DOTI to Resume Parking Enforcement Activities

On Tuesday, September 8, following observance of the Labor Day holiday, Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, or DOTI, will resume additional parking enforcement activities suspended last March due to COVID-19.

Aug 13, 2020

Denver to Recommend Consultant to Advance Bus Rapid Transit on East Colfax Avenue

The City and County of Denver is taking important steps forward on its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which will help move more people, more efficiently on East Colfax Avenue. Denver has selected Parsons Transportation Group to complete the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process and preliminary design for the project following an evaluation of proposals that were submitted by shortlisted consultants this spring. The City will now enter negotiations with the consultant and expects to bring a contract to Denver City Council for approval this fall.

Aug 07, 2020

New Outdoor Bike Course at Montbello Rec Center Teaches Kids and Adults How to Ride!

The City and County of Denver is providing its residents with a place to practice bicycling and a new way to develop their riding skills before they hit the city streets. Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has teamed up with Denver Parks and Recreation to open a first of its kind bike course in the city at Montbello Recreation Center.