Why is Denver still expanding I-70? The move to tear down I-980 in Oakland shows that forward-thinking officials elsewhere get it: The problems associated with mega-motorways in urban neighborhoods outweigh the benefits.
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 Mayor Michael Hancock gathered with community members at City Hall to share a set of plans that will guide how Denver will change to keep its people housed, healthy and safely getting to the places they need to go over the next 20 years.
Lyft follows Uber again with a new feature that displays public transit options within its app. Officials hope the new feature will boost the tiny number of RTD riders who already use ride sharing services to get to rail stations and bus stops.