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    Please help urge the City of Denver to complete construction of the Sand Creek Greenway trail!

1 12, 2016

Please help urge the City of Denver to complete construction of the Sand Creek Greenway trail!

Denver has initiated a process to get public input regarding potential projects for a November 2017 General Obligation Bond proposal.  Six public meetings are scheduled in November and December.

https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-department-of-finance/2017-go-bond.html

Please attend one of these two public meetings and urge that completion of the Sand Creek Greenway trail through Denver be included in the bond issue. Completion requires paving several current gaps and likely construction of a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge near I-70.

Northeast Denver public meetings:

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Montbello High School
5000 Crown Blvd.
Denver, CO 80239
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday,

21 11, 2016

Denver Moves plans for Denver’s bike future

In 2016, Denver Public Works finalized an update to Denver Moves (2011) to plan for enhanced on-street bicycle facilities (e.g., protected bike lanes, neighborhood bikeways) in the downtown area and throughout Denver. This includes:

  • Developing a detailed plan for a network of enhanced on-street bicycle facilities in Downtown Denver, as well as identifying key corridors that link from adjacent neighborhoods to either downtown or off-street trails.

  • Establishing design standards for enhanced on-street bicycle facilities

The purpose of creating this plan is to enhance the citywide bicycle network to be more attractive to cyclists of all abilities (i.e., the 60% who

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    Want to learn about the Mayor’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committees?

21 11, 2016

Want to learn about the Mayor’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committees?

The purpose of the Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee (MBAC) is to advise the Mayor and City Council of the City and County of Denver, and all Departments of and consultants to the City, on all matters relating to the use of bicycles as a means of transportation and recreation. MBAC reviews and make recommendations on planning, design, and development of projects prepared by developers, City Departments, and consultants affecting the use of bicycles.

The Mayor’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee (MPAC) advises the Mayor on all matters regarding the pedestrian experience as it relates to transportation and recreation.

Following are the critical

2 11, 2016

RTD granted 90-day extension for A and B Lines

KUSA – The Federal Railroad Administration has granted the Regional Transportation District a 90-day waiver extension to allow the A and B lines to continue operating while they work to fix malfunctioning crossing gates and other issues.

The University of Colorado A Line has operated under a temporary waiver from the FRA since it opened on April 22. The waiver was set to expire on Nov. 5 — three weeks later than an earlier deadline that was extended by the FRA.

The earlier deadline allowed the train to operate while RTD and the Denver Transit Partners tried to fix glitches

26 10, 2016

Car2Go in Northfield

At the beginning of the summer Car2Go expanded its boundaries to offer 2 home lots and 7 reserved spaces for Car2Go’s at Northfield. Thus completing a seamless transition between the Central Park Station Park and Ride, Northfield and Dick’s Sporting Good. Car2Go is a pay by the minute (or hour) car rental and it makes traveling from the A Line train to Northfield a breeze. Interested in learning more or joining Car2Go click here.