Bike Boulevard

It’s Time for DOT to Create ‘Bike Boulevards’ — So What’s a Bike Boulevard?

Our city’s bike infrastructure falls short of forming a safe, connected, and comfortable network. Many New Yorkers do not ride because they are afraid of getting hurt, and even where bike lanes exist, much of what the Department of Transportation…
Denver houses

Help is available for west Denver homeowners struggling to stay in their homes

A new program allows them to sell the land under their homes into a land trust and use the cash to pay down their mortgages.
Broken sidewalk

Denver auditor: Sidewalk repair program is decades behind schedule, not designed for ADA compliance

DENVER — The Denver auditor found that the city’s Neighborhood Sidewalk Repair Program is not only decades behind schedule, but also doesn’t ensure accessibility for everybody.
District M Representative Marjorie Sloan

Back on Track: Meet District M Representative Marjorie Sloan

It has been two weeks since four new members were elected to the RTD Board of Directors. As of this week, the new group has completed their second session of orientation and have started to learn what they need to in order to be effective members…
Getting a shot

Who Could Get The Coronavirus Vaccine First In Colorado? Here’s What We Know

With word of two effective vaccines for COVID-19 possibly on the horizon, Colorado is now faced with figuring out how to store, distribute and track the precious vials.
Arial view of Colfax

East Colfax Area Gets Development Road Map for Next Twenty Years

In a 12-1 vote, Denver City Council approved a plan for the neighborhoods along East Colfax Avenue that will serve as a road map for development and zoning over the next twenty years.
Legislature wearing masks

Colorado Lawmakers Will Use Special Session To Boost Businesses And Residents As Federal Coronavirus Aid Remains Stalled

Gov. Jared Polis has made it official: He will soon call the state legislature back to the Capitol for a rare special session. The goal is to pass a package of bills to provide economic relief and stimulate the state's economy during the worsening…
Tables on sidewalk

How to Make Streets Work for All of Us

Retrofitting ordinary curb space from free parking into “complete streets” will be a good move financially and aesthetically for all sorts of stakeholders. Incremental, bottoms-up approaches work the best.
Bobby Dishell

Back on Track: Meet District D Representative Bobby Dishell

RTD is in need of dramatic reform to bring the agency out of its financial disaster and increase ridership while keeping operators and riders safe and healthy. Bobby Dishell is ready to take on that challenge.
Two South Asian Women

Nov 19th - Energized By Kamala Harris’ Win, South Asian Coloradans Hope To Increase Representation In State And Local Politics, Too

Maha Mahalingam moved from South India to the United States in 1980 and began graduate school. She was only 22 at the time and eventually moved to Colorado, where she settled with her family in Aurora.