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Feb 14, 2019

DHS Sets Strategy for a Healthy and Connected Denver

Denver Human Services recently announced Human Together, a bold new vision for a Denver community where all people are connected, supported, safe, and well.

Feb 14, 2019

Join Denver Composting

Denver Recycles is asking you to show your love for Denver by becoming a Denver Composts customer.

Feb 12, 2019

Sadik-Khan: Denver Can Learn From NYC’s ‘Streetfight’

Janette Sadik-Khan, who will be the keynote speaker at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference tomorrow, transformed New York’s streets with dramatic pedestrian improvements, 400 miles of new bike lanes and the repurposing of 60 asphalt plazas into park-like places when she was the New York City transportation commissioner under former Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

Feb 12, 2019

Casual Carpool: RTD, CDOT launches Colorado’s first carpool matching app

The first of its kind program is called "Casual Carpool," a way to use your cell phone to link up with other drivers heading between Denver and Boulder. The app is a partnership with Waze, the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG), the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

Feb 11, 2019

Denver begins clearing residents’ records of low-level marijuana offenses

Anyone who was previously convicted for activity that is now legal can apply. That includes misdemeanors and felonies, although some felony crimes that are still illegal – having hundreds of plants, for instance – and might not qualify. Applicants fill out some paperwork, then lawyers with the DA and City Attorney’s offices put everything together in a motion to seal or expunge the charges and submit it to a judge.

Feb 11, 2019

Denver rec centers, libraries will offer extended hours and services to children during strike

The city of Denver is announcing it will expand hours and services at recreation centers and libraries to provide another option for parents who choose not to send their kids to school during a teacher strike.

Feb 11, 2019

RTD: Train horns at Denver’s A-Line crossings will fall silent March 1

Train horns that have blared along the University of Colorado A-Line tracks hundreds of times a day for more than 1,000 days will at long last fall silent at Denver’s nine rail crossings on March 1.

Feb 7, 2019

RTD's G Line To NW Suburbs Clears Key Hurdle

The Regional Transportation District’s G Line from Union Station to Arvada and Wheat Ridge is now one step closer to opening after RTD received federal approval on two key steps.

Feb 7, 2019

G Line gets a little closer to actually transporting people

The rail line from downtown Denver to Arvada and Wheat Ridge is two important stops closer to being open for service. RTD received two key approvals from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Wednesday, according to a press release from the transit agency.

Feb 4, 2019

Your Uber app is about to become an RTD app, too

Uber apps in the Denver area will soon display the cost and real-time schedule of bus and train routes so that people can make a more informed choice of how to move around the city. Riders will also be able to buy a transit fare through the app.

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