Denver wants its own Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, shifting the Department of Public Works' primary focus to transportation — while keeping its duties over over solid waste and water treatment.
Today from downtown Denver, the peaks of the Rocky Mountain foothills were barely visible through the brown cloud of pollution that covered the region with an unhealthy level of fine particulate matter.
Regular transit riders are giving up on Denver’s buses and trains and hopping into road-clogging cars instead. RTD keeps passengers waiting too long and its routes fail to go to the places where most people want to go, says a new survey.
Denver Director of Transportation and Mobility Crissy Fanganello promised "immediate" fixes to some of the city's most dangerous intersections earlier this month, and Denver Public Works has delivered on East Colfax Avenue where it meets Park Avenue and Franklin Street to form a deadly five-legged intersection.