It’s Time for Equitable Transit-Oriented DevelopmentBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Now is the time for the Denver region to embrace equitable transit oriented development. eTOD ensures that development near transit serves the users of public transit – our essential workers, our transit dependent, and low income riders, safeguarding development as a benefit for all people.
Back on Track: Meet District G Representative Julien BouquetBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
When Bouquet learned there were some board members who didn’t use RTD at all, he felt he could bring a new perspective. “I decided to run because I thought we needed a perspective from riders,” Bouquet said. “We need to be hearing from people that actually have experience riding trains or buses.”
Antiquated to Elevated: Connecting Denver With Colfax BRTBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
“As the service becomes more quality and more attractive, it is going to mean more and more people will ride transit." It is going to allow Colfax to carry more people than it does today."
Back on Track: Meet District M Representative Marjorie SloanBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Marjorie Sloan has years of experience working on transportation issues in the Denver metro area. Will it help RTD get on the right path?
Antiquated to Elevated: Reclaiming ColfaxBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
New York has Broadway, Chicago has Michigan Avenue, New Orleans has Bourbon Street, and Denver has Colfax. Can $20 million in Elevate Denver bond money help reclaim Colfax for people?
Back on Track: Meet District D Representative Bobby DishellBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
RTD is in need of dramatic reform to bring the agency out of its financial disaster and increase ridership while keeping operators and riders safe and healthy. Bobby Dishell is ready to take on that challenge.
Antiquated to Elevated: Hello from Alameda Falls!By Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
If you’re (un)lucky enough to be crossing under the railroad on Alameda between Santa Fe and Cherokee on a rainy day, you will see gallons of water spill down, past the decaying bridges and onto the narrow sidewalk and street, carrying large amounts of debris with it. This cascade is a huge safety hazard, one reason Denver's working to dry up what locals have dubbed “Alameda Falls.”
Back on Track: Meet District E’s RepBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
District E has a new representative: Paul Rosenthal, former state Representative and long-time public servant. Discover his priorities and plans for RTD.
Antiquated to Elevated: Over the River and Through the Roads, To Sun Valley We GoBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
When will the rest of 13th Avenue—the part not in downtown Denver; the part that actually gives people safe access to jobs, healthcare, schools, and leisure—get a desperately-needed infrastructure improvement?
Antiquated to Elevated: Is a Flashy New Bridge Really What Elyria-Swansea Needs?By Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Elyria-Swansea got a fancy new bridge. Is that it?
Back on Track: A Delicate Balance in District IBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
In two weeks, the Regional Transportation District will welcome eight new members to its Board of Directors. Seven will be elected by voters within each district but the eighth seat—District I—will be chosen by the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners. District I consists of the eastern part of Boulder County, which includes most of […]
How Denver’s GO Bond Could Transform Citywide MobilityBy Streetsblog Denver | | No Comments
Welcome to the new Streetsblog Denver series covering the Elevate Denver General Obligation bond. Every Tuesday, we’ll be looking at and dissecting different biking, walking, and transit upgrades across the city. We’ll explore the planning aspects behind key projects in addition to considering how these changes will affect the lives of people in the communities where they are located.