It could be the first step toward significant new infrastructure spending in the residential and industrial district along the South Platte River.
"For the residents, they need to get to work. We need to make sure buses and emergency services can get in and out of the neighborhood."
On the National Western, Denver City Council says the community can have a voice even without an extra vote
Denver City Council on Monday moved forward the framework agreement that will govern the redevelopment of the National Western Center.
CDOT and the city of Denver are setting aside $3.75 million for home upgrades as part of the mitigation for the I-70 expansion.
Community activists think the neighborhoods that will bear the brunt of the impact of the project should have at least as much representation as CSU and the stock show.
"You have parents walking up and down Washington Street with a stroller and a bunch of kids, and there is no sidewalk, and it is so unsafe."
Mayor Michael Hancock has already found someone to be the city's new chief coordinator of the major redevelopment projects in River North, Globeville and Elyria-Swansea.
Denver needs someone new to coordinate National Western Stock Show, Brighton Boulevard and other major projects
Anna Jones, the head of the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative, is leaving her position after a little more than a year on the job.
RiNo has plenty of breweries and art galleries, but it doesn't have a lot of public amenities.
The Nuggets have three first-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft. They're not likely to choose three players who will play for them immediately.
"They're going to knock down the little houses and build condos. It's going to be all rich people in here."