A lot more people are biking in Denver -- and a group of local web developers hope to take advantage of this growth with a new website that collects and maps data provided by the city's cyclists. The site, called OpenBike, catalogs a range of user-generated bike information, including scenic routes, ... More >>
Now who's hiding from voters!
That's part of the message from campaigners for Representative Mike Coffman, who is criticizing challenger Joe Miklosi for not attending a congressional debate on Monday. The attack comes after opponents' accusations that Coffman is unavailable to constituents. But Mi ... More >>
Photo by Mark MangerGolden mayor Jacob Smith is afraid the road to nowhere may be coming his way.Last month, we told you about Golden mayor Jacob Smith's opposition to the Jefferson Parkway, a project he described as a "weird, disconnected road to nowhere."
Nonetheless, the Denver Regional ... More >>
Photo by Mark MangerMayor Jacob Smith has reasons aplenty to oppose the Parkway.Last night, the Denver Regional Council of Governments, popularly known as DRCOG, held a public hearing on the Jefferson Parkway, a controversial toll road that may take commuters for a ride of a different sort, a ... More >>
Ted Pascoe during his homeless strike.Ted Pascoe ended his homeless strike last week. The director of Senior Support Services, a day shelter for homeless seniors, walked back through his own front door for the first time in a month, drove his car again, took a shower in his own bathroom.
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www.sprawlaction.orgHighlands Ranch: Not so bad?
I'm slowly making my way through a detailed report just released by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy that evaluates smart-growth policies in the United States. It analyzes states that have smart-growth programs, such as Florida, Maryland, New Je ... More >>
In this week's Westword, Alan Prendergast looks at the future of traffic in Denver. In reporting his story, he got the scoop on Denver's worst intersections.
The police keep track of the city's most dangerous intersections, based on accident reports. But we wanted to know the busiest t ... More >>
Regional airports had high hopes when DIA said it wasn't interested in private avaiation. But guess what? DIA changed its mind. Again. Gorilla tactics as dia makes a grab for private planes, regional airports bail out of their expansion plans.