Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Livable Streets Events

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 […]

This Week: Tell CDOT the I-70 Expansion Can’t Be Greenwashed

Colorado DOT will host a meeting in Swansea on Thursday to gather feedback on the proposed “cap” that would be built on top of the wider, sunken I-70. CDOT has used the cap — which would be the site of a park for Swansea Elementary School — to sell the highway expansion, even though it would cover just a small portion of the highway trench. If built, […]

This Week: Join the Fight Against the I-70 Boondoggle

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Mayor Michael Hancock calls the stretch along I-70 from downtown to DIA his “corridor of opportunity” — but opportunity for whom? If you’re talking about the I-70 highway widening, it’s road builders who stand to get rich, while local families and businesses will put up with more pollution and traffic — or even get the boot. Neighbors organizing against […]