Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about I-70 Widening

Elyria, Swansea, and Globeville residents speak out against the widening of I-70. They wore bandannas to symbolize the air pollution the project will cause. Photo: David Sachs

Denver Post Regurgitates Colorado DOT’s Talking Points on I-70

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To have the Post tell it, widening an interstate through city neighborhoods is actually a community connector, a jobs program, an affordable housing solution, an investment in our children, and a boon for outdoor recreation. That must be why so many cities are solving their problems these days by spending billions of dollars on traffic-generating, sprawl-inducing highway expansion projects.

This Week: Ensuring It’s Affordable to Live Near Transit

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As new RTD rail lines open, Denver’s transit options are expanding. One challenge that comes with the expansion of rail is ensuring that long-time residents can continue to afford their homes and benefit from the improvements. Mile High Connects, an organization that advocates for people who depend on RTD, is calling on decision makers and advocates to come […]