Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Elyria

Neighborhood residents don't want more of this. Photo: David Sachs

Community Groups File Civil Rights Complaint Against CDOT’s I-70 Widening

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Governor John Hickenlooper’s transportation department wants to triple the width of a highway that has divided the neighborhoods of Globeville, Elyria, and Swansea since the 1960s. If you follow Streetsblog Denver, you know the $1.7 billion widening is shortsighted, physically unhealthy, and fiscally irresponsible. It might also be illegal. The people who live near the […]

Tonight: Tell CDOT That I-70 Doesn’t Need More Lanes

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City Councilor Deborah Ortega grilled the Colorado Department of Transportation last month over its agreement with Denver Public Works that trades flood protection for $83 million in funding for a massive I-70 expansion. “Yes, the drainage has been part of the conversations, but not the details of how all of this was going to be financed and what kind of long-term […]