When older people can easily reach important places like the doctor's office or the grocery store without a car, they're more mobile and independent. "Transit oriented development" -- walkable, compact homes and businesses clustered together near high-quality rail and bus service can offer that independence.
Most DOTs will tell you it’s their job to build roads and highways, plain and simple. Whatever gets in the way of that, well, that’s not their problem. In the case of Colorado DOT’s I-70 expansion, it’s residents of Globeville, Elyria, and Swansea who are in the way. At the project’s onset, CDOT will bulldoze 56 homes and 18 […]
It’s been a notable year for walking, biking, and transit in the Mile High City. But what was the most notable? The best project? The worst? We put those questions and others to our readers, and the votes are in. Here are your winners of the first-ever Denver Streetsies. Best Livable Streets Victory Money talks — and gets votes. Governor John Hickenlooper’s $100 […]