Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about CDOT

This Interstate 70 viaduct cuts through the Denver neighborhoods of Elyria, Swansea, and Globeville. It will be torn down expanded to a 14-lane sunken freeway. Photo: CDOT.

Report: Expanding I-70 Is out of Step With Polis’ Goals

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A new report calls for the removal of America's 10 worst urban highways, including Interstate 70 through Denver’s mostly Latino neighborhoods of Elyria, Swansea, and Globeville. Local activists see the report as a chance to renew their calls to stop the project — especially after electing Gov. Polis, who campaigned on cutting vehicle emissions and increasing mass transit.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis

Polis, Hancock, Sadik-Khan: Highlights From Today’s Bicycle Conference

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock gave uninspiring speeches at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference today in Denver. But the two followed Janette Sadik-Khan, the former New York City transportation commissioner whose book “Streetfight” calls for an “urban revolution.”  (Read the Streetsblog Denver interview.) Sadik-Khan helped the Big Apple transform its streets from […]