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Denver may not have as intricate a transportation as say, Chicago or New York, but the city is working toward building sustainable transportation models. The light rail system is slowly but surely expanding connecting neighborhoods and commerce. Green fleet taxis, the city bus system and bikes, which continue to garner respect and recognition from motorists, play an increasingly important role in Denver's transportation grid. 

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In Montbello, A Future of Promise and Challenge

With five decades under its belt, Denver's "City within a City" looks forward by addressing challenges pertaining to economic development, transit and community engagement.

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Subways and Pods: What Denver's Transit System Could Have Been

Once upon a time, Denver leaders envisioned elevated personal rapid transit and a below-grade subway. While funding never materialized, what can be learned today?

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Mercado Lineal Takes Shape in Westwood

West Denver's Morrison Road is diagonal, urban and culturally colorful. As leaders push to reinvent it as a destination instead of a shortcut, what's next for one of the city's most interesting streets?

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A Plan for the High Line Canal

Measuring 71 miles from canyon to plains and touted one of the nation's longest linear parks, the 130-year-old High Line Canal is evolving with Denver. Planning for its future is underway.

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A Highway Divides It: I-70 Reconstruction Delay Offers Pause for Reflection

The plan for a wider I-70 in northeast Denver isn't yet a done deal. A delay in federal approval for the project offers a chance to ruminate on the vision -- and the alternatives.
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Voice of Denver: It's Time to Become a Walkable City

WalkDenver Chair Gideon Berger argues that Denver needs to invest in a more pedestrian-friendly future.
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