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    BIKE TO WORK DAY PARTICIPANTS TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR CLEANER, GREENER COMMUTES

28 07, 2016

BIKE TO WORK DAY PARTICIPANTS TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR CLEANER, GREENER COMMUTES

(Denver) June 24, 2016 – Residents in the metro area enjoyed a smooth commute as an estimated 32,000 riders traveled 589,000 miles on Wednesday, June 22, for the region’s annual Bike to Work Day.

“As the population of the metro area continues to grow, so does enthusiasm for Bike to Work Day,” said Steve Erickson, communications and marketing director for the Denver Regional Council of Governments. “For 25 years, we’ve created a supportive, fun and safe environment to introduce large numbers of people to a healthier, happier, less-costly commute choice.”

This year’s Bike to Work Day highlights include:

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22 07, 2016

Week of July 25, 2016 Construction Activities:

Keep in mind that work listed below is weather dependent and subject to change.
Check the website for the most current information.

The following lane restrictions will be in place next week. Roads will be open unless specified as closed. Lane restrictions are intermittent and can change by day. Please use caution when traveling in the area: 

          
Segment 1 – Nine Mile to Iliff Station

Area A – Iliff Avenue to Exposition Avenue

  • Abilene Street (Iliff to Exposition avenues) northbound and southbound right and left lanes intermittent restrictions
  • I-225 northbound on/off ramps at Mississippi Avenue
    • Overnight lane restrictions

Area B

5 07, 2016

CDOT Announces Job Training and Local Hiring Goals for Central 70 Project

FHWA awards Department $400,000 to support workforce development for project to reconstruct I‐70 in central Denver

DENVER, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will provide training and set hiring goals to enable hundreds of local residents to work on the reconstruction of the I‐70 corridor from Brighton Boulevard to Chambers Road, an unprecedented workforce development program supported by a recently announced $400,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

One of only nine pilot projects of this type authorized nationally, CDOT proposes to focus local hiring on neighborhoods adjacent to I‐70 in central Denver. Normally, federally funded projects

10 06, 2016

Civic Center Station Rehabilitation Project Begins Sunday, July 3

Civic Center Station, one of RTD’s busiest regional bus transit centers, will be closing for renovation beginning on Sunday, July 3. The closure will last approximately twelve months.

Once completed, the renovated Civic Center Station will be a state-of-the-art transit hub to complement Union Station and will provide improved connections and convenience for RTD passengers.

During the closure, bus routes from Civic Center Station will be assigned temporary bus gates along Broadway and Lincoln Street.

Passengers using routes 90L, 122X, FF4, and R/RC/RX will board buses on Lincoln between 17th Avenue and Colfax Avenue.

Gates on Lincoln Street:

GATE …

7 06, 2016

CALL FOR ARTISTS!! SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL AND HELP US BRING THE 303 ARTWAY TO LIFE!

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http://platteforum.org/programs/303-artway/

303 ArtWay Call for Artists: 40th & Colorado A­-Line Station Temporary Public Art Project
Budget: Up to $30,000 (all­ inclusive budget)
Deadline: 5:00PM Sunday, July 10th, 2016

The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), PlatteForum and Northeast Transportation Connections are soliciting a local artist or artist team to participate in developing and implementing a creative, short-term, physical installation near the new RTD 40th & Colorado Station that cultivates collaborative and community-driven engagement. This call is open to Denver artists, with preference towards North Park Hill and Elyria Swansea artists. This placemaking project should create