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Closing Wynkoop To Cars Could Give Denver Its First True Pedestrian Only Plaza featured image

Closing Wynkoop To Cars Could Give Denver Its First True Pedestrian Only Plaza

Denver’s Union Station underwent a $500 million renovation as part of Denver’s FasTracks project, opening in 2014. It immediately became the crown jewel of downtown Denver. The station and the immediate surrounding area has everything, from shops to hotels, restaurants to office space.  Oh, and there are trains now.  By the time RTD’s North Line […]

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Pedestrian and Cyclist Improvements Could Further Connect a Vibrant South Pearl Neighborhood. featured image

Pedestrian and Cyclist Improvements Could Further Connect a Vibrant South Pearl Neighborhood.

RTD opened the Southeast Line in Denver in 2006. Running along I-25 from Union Station, the line is somewhat unique in Denver in that many of the stations were built as pedestrian-oriented stations in already established neighborhoods. There are no massive parking garages or empty fields like the stations along the A-Line. There has been development […]

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21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop. featured image

21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop.

Downtown is full of bustling city streets moving cars and buses across Lodo and the Central Business District. Most streets downtown are one-way streets, with three, four, or even five lanes clogging up with traffic during the rush hour. This makes 21st Street and Wynkoop Street look like small neighborhood side streets. Both of these […]

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Denver plans to rebuild the Colfax and Federal interchange, possibly eliminating the intersection altogether. featured image

Denver plans to rebuild the Colfax and Federal interchange, possibly eliminating the intersection altogether.

Traffic can be a nightmare at Colfax and Federal.  Then again, where can’t it be a nightmare in Denver now?  On Colfax, traffic often backs up to I-25 during rush hour or on Broncos game days, and Federal Boulevard can be a stand still.  In the middle of it all, an interchange exists that is […]

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Denver’s newest pedestrian bridge will help tie together a divided neighborhood. featured image

Denver’s newest pedestrian bridge will help tie together a divided neighborhood.

UPDATE (3/15/17): The bridge is scheduled to open in Fall 2017, so in about 6 months we should be able to move around River North a bit easier.   The River North neighborhood has exploded in growth since 2010 and is now one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city.  Brighton Boulevard has seen some […]

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