RTD Board Approves $315,000 Contract For New Leader

Debra Johnson will be the Regional Transportation District’s next CEO and general manager after the agency’s board voted 13 to one to approve her contract on Tuesday.

Report: Three Million People Could Lose Transit Access Soon

Without immediate federal cash, more than three million households and 1.4 million workplaces will lose their access to life-sustaining public transportation, a new study finds – and Black, brown and low-income city residents will bear the…

Denver to transform Santa Fe Drive into a ‘safer street’

DENVER — Denver’s Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) begins a road construction project on a stretch of Santa Fe Drive on Monday.

D.C. Shows What To Do When Your Vision Zero Plan Is Failing

The nation’s capital is finally putting some teeth into its failing Vision Zero initiative. With fatalities so far this year exceeding all of last year’s road deaths, the Washington, D.C. City Council last week passed the Vision Zero…

Why these blue-wheeled bikes are taking Europe by storm

The micromobility boom that’s flooded cities around the world with bike-share systems, e-bikes, and scooters has so far primarily offered mobility on demand. Step out of a downtown building or subway station, and an array of branded mobility…

Service resumes on all RTD commuter lines after system outage

DENVER — RTD's commuter rail lines resumed service around 6:35 a.m. after a "system outage" that suspended service for several hours Monday morning.

The city is taking steps to keep (some) parks (mostly) car-free long after the pandemic is gone

Parks officials are trying to balance a lot of factors, including the fact that not everyone can walk or bike to nature and recreation. They’ll want to hear from you.

Denver Commission on Aging – September 17, 2020

The Denver Commission on Aging met virtually on September 17. Olga Garcia with Denver Connect reported on an upcoming event Saturday, 9/19 10am-2pm at the Denver Indian Center. The event includes COVID testing, and Denver Connect will be onsite…