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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinMay 24, 20179min438

After nearly a decade, Denver Regional Transportation District’s University of Denver and Colorado light rail stations need to become more visible gateways to surrounding communities, rather than the "back doors" they now represent to their neighborhoods, according to a study of the two stations and their mobility possibilities. “It is time these stations transition from commuter stations to integrated mobility hubs and active local destinations,” reads an online City and County of Denver study description.


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinApril 10, 20176min333

A couple of Mesa County women didn't fool anyone when they allegedly tried to cast second ballots in last fall's general election by forging the names of current or former relatives. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported the two face possible voter fraud charges. It doesn't sound like the SAT test this year's 11th graders took is anything like their parent's SAT tests. Could it be ... easier?


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinJanuary 20, 20178min303

Any legislation that addresses the state's transportation needs should take the entire state of Colorado into account and is "a long time coming," freshman state Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, D-Arvada, said in an interview with the Transit Alliance. The Denver-based group is a public-advocacy organization that started in 1997 and works to help citizens to "lead the transformation of Colorado’s mobility future." Zenzinger is a 2008 graduate of the group's Citizen's Academy and spoke to Transit Alliance Program Manager Jamie Perkins in her office shortly before the start of the legislative session.


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Tom RamstackTom RamstackOctober 12, 20167min324

The White House last week unwittingly added its opinion to Denver's dilemma in deciding how many parking spaces should be required for new real estate developments. An Obama administration policy paper recommended against local rules requiring expansive parking lots for residential and office projects. Instead, cities should encourage residents to depend more on public transportation, the White House says.