Feds award $1.35 million to study rapid bus transit along Colfax
The city of Denver and RTD got $1.3 million from the Federal Transit Authority to improve bus transit along Colfax Avenue.
Back in January, the city was still working to secure funding. This means that the city moves a bit closer its stated goal of bus rapid transit, a strategy that usually involves a bus getting its own lane so it doesn’t have to compete with other traffic.
Denver officials have acknowledged that dedicated bus lanes from Broadway to Syracuse could cut car capacity along Colfax Avenue by 35 percent. But “enhanced transit” along the city’s most popular bus corridor could save 10 minutes of travel time from end to end.
Service disruptions could be coming to an RTD line near you
Maintenance will affect the E, H and R lines, along with separate L line disruptions until October.
DU gymnastics’ scores are up and the program is breaking records just in time to host NCAA regionals this weekend
It's the first step on the road to a national championship.
Park Hill Golf Course’s future reimagined — by sixth graders
The kids were much better behaved than some adults as they discussed what they believe could be done with the 155-acre plot of land.
West Denver neighborhoods will be shaped for the next 20 years by the area plan City Council approved this week
The plan encompasses Barnum, Barnum West, Sun Valley, Valverde, Villa Park and West Colfax.
What Denver mayoral candidates on the ballot say about safety in Denver Public Schools and youth violence
Parents and students called for more gun safety laws and security measures liked armed officers in schools in the aftermath of the East High School shooting.
What happens if candidates in the mayoral and city council races fail to get more than 50% of the vote?
In a crowded field with no frontrunner, getting above 50% would be an impressive feat.
Denver’s municipal election turnout has long been pretty bad. Maybe things will be better this year?
Do you have a good strategy to get your friends interested in democracy?
Candidates in the at-large city council race have received racist, homophobic harassment
One filed a police report after receiving over a dozen hateful letters in the mail.
Another round of the very popular e-bike rebates will be available Tuesday
Denverite's claimed almost 900 rebates last time in less than half an hour.
A very Denverite mayoral questionnaire: Kelly Brough
We asked candidates about the Park Hill Golf Course conservation land easement, Denver's future, sweeps and more.
Gut check: Has Denver’s Fair Elections Fund done what it’s supposed to?
About a dozen committees have spent more than $3 million on all of Denver’s municipal races, mostly in support of candidates.
What is a whale baleen and why is its skeleton at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science?
It likely dates back to the 1800s.
Here’s your chance to have your say on Denver’s sidewalks
The city is taking applications for a task force on Denver Deserves Sidewalks.
East High School shooter’s interest in ghost guns derailed a once-promising academic outlook
The 17-year-old student was bright with an interest in engineering, but his attitude toward guns led to repeated tense encounters with law enforcement and school officials.
Thousands rallied for gun legislation for the third time this month
DPS is supporting five bills this session to address the issue.
Pozole Fest returns to Westwood this weekend
“Food is an expression of culture."
Curious about cumbia? Join Ciudad Reina for a cumbia history and dance lesson
“It’s so much more than just music."
Pinkerton, the security firm involved in the 2020 killing of a protester, can resume operating in Denver
The city recently renewed the firm's license, after a judge overturned Denver’s decision to revoke it over the killing of a right-wing protestor in October 2020.
Kids home today? Here’s Denverite’s Instant Art Contest For Kids
We asked kids if they'd make some artwork of Denver places today. They did!
Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 24-26
Black Restaurant Week, a bee-themed menu at Tamayo and more!