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May 16, 2019

City of Denver asks for public input on new ‘high comfort’ bike lanes

The eight bike lanes are funded by the Elevate Denver Bond, approved by voters in 2017. The bond will put $18 million toward 125 miles of bike lanes over the next five years.

May 16, 2019

Should common consumption be allowed for alcohol in Denver?

The city of Denver is considering a proposal to allow common consumption of alcohol in certain places. The idea is to allow a group of businesses, bars or restaurants to come together to seek a license to create an area where people can drink beverages from different establishments together.

May 15, 2019

Arts & Venues’ Cultural Advisory Board Seeks Candidates

The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs (DCCA) is seeking candidates for open commission positions to oversee the 1% for public art program, serve as trustees of Denver’s cultural plan, IMAGINE 2020, advise on arts and cultural issues and act as ambassadors to the community.

May 15, 2019

Sign up for a FREE Learn to Backyard Compost Class

Spring is here, and it’s time to take your recycling and gardening efforts to the next level by learning how to compost in your own backyard! Get started today by signing up for one of Denver Recycles’ and Denver Urban Gardens’ free Learn to Backyard Compost classes.

May 3, 2019

Denver Commuters Will Soon Be Able To Buy RTD Tickets In The Uber App

Denver-area residents and visitors will soon be able to buy RTD tickets in the Uber app. Both Regional Transportation District and Uber are celebrating the move, which Uber said is the first such collaboration between the ride-hailing app and a transit agency.

May 3, 2019

Inside the Plan to Update the 16th Street Mall — and Remove the Median

The estimated $90 million to $130 million project, if approved, likely will get underway in 2020, with construction expected to stretch into the following year, if not beyond. While plenty of elements would be retained, including the free MallRide transit service, changes would be substantial — including the elimination of the median in favor of more space on either side of the street.

May 3, 2019

Denver's 'Cableland' Mansion Now Historical Landmark

Denver's 'Cableland' Mansion Now Historical Landmark The house includes a public space lined with city history: a condo for guests, a pool and then Daniels' own living space -- that takes you back in time.

May 1, 2019

Denver adding 8 bikeways in 2020, 125 miles of bikeways during next 5 years

The City of Denver is planning to add eight bikeways in 2020 and 125 miles of new bikeways over the next five years. The first bikeways will be paid for with $18 million from the Elevate Denver Bond, approved by voters in 2017.

May 1, 2019

Climate change fighters want voters to approve a carbon tax in Denver this November

A local group is floating a ballot initiative that would tax electricity and natural gas to raise money to combat climate change in Denver.

Apr 30, 2019

Denver has a five-year spending plan for the millions of dollars it’s raising for parks

The city on Monday released a plan for using the millions of dollars earmarked for new city parks raised through a sales tax increase. The five-year proposal outlines how the city would use the money raised through 2A, a ballot initiative passed by voters in 2018 allowing for a .25 percent sales tax increase to collect money for creating and maintaining parks in Denver.

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