Today’s Headlines

  • Head Planner Brad Buchanan: Mall Shuttles Will Stay on 16th Street (DBJ)
  • More People Are Walking on 16th Street Mall, “But They Aren’t Sticking Around” (DenPo)
  • Obama Praises Denver’s Parking-Free Zoning, But Some Is Disappearing (Denverite)
  • Affordable Housing Shortage Not Good for Denver’s Booming Economy (DBJ)
  • Now That Denver Has Airport Transit, DIA Needs 1,800 More Parking Spaces? (Denverite)
  • Uber, Lyft Employees Must Now Get Criminal Background Check (9News)
  • Give Decision Makers Your Vision for Denver at One of These Meetings (Denverite)

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  • Daniel

    Typically I’m with you on the high cost of “free parking” but I’d be curious to know if this garage at DIA turns a profit given the outrageous prices they charge.

    • TakeFive

      Good guess; parking at DIA is a big cash cow. It’s been awhile since I’ve read the particulars but parking and concessions bring in lots of free-flow cash. Given that DIA passenger traffic is up an impressive 7.5% through July that’s not likely to change anytime soon. I’m curious to see how close DIA gets to 60 million passengers for 2016.

    • mckillio

      At $24 a day and 50% capacity, this would bring in $7.8 million a year.


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