The Denver Botanic Gardens has always been an oasis in the city, but during the holiday season, it’s also a winter wonderland.
Guidelines have been set for timing at street-level crossings of high-speed commuter trains because the regulators and operators are concerned that “if crossing lights flash for too long, people become distrustful of whether a train is coming at all,” according to a Public Utilities Commission (PUC) decision statement.
Forest City Vice President Tom Gleason responded by email to an inquiry about the removal of the Stapleton logo from the E. 29th Ave. Town Center sign at E. 29th Avenue and Quebec Street:
After several months of conversations about the Stapleton name, five community organizations have jointly concluded that what’s needed now is to hear what residents and neighbors think.
The air traffic controllers guiding planes in and out of the old Stapleton Airport couldn’t have imagined this new life for the building at the base of the control tower. And for years, despite committee meetings and brainstorming sessions, the committee searching for a reuse of the tower couldn’t imagine it either.
RTD patrons now have a new way to avoid paper tickets or cash payments to ride the agency’s trains and buses—a “mobile ticket” that is purchased with a credit card using the free “RTD Mobile Tickets” app for Apple or Android devices. The mobile ticketing app, which should accelerate boarding procedures, supports purchase of a daylong pass within a selected fare category (Local or Regional/Airport).
Local middle school, Denver Discovery School (DDS), is in transition. With the sudden departure of three lead administrators in as many months and the revelation of budgetary and other woes, the tight-knit school community is rallying to regain its footing.
Riding RTD’s A Line train past the 61st & Peña station, the view to the east is of a warehouse-looking building highlighted by pulsating colored lights and a big “Panasonic” sign. This is Panasonic’s one-year-old operations hub for a new business unit focusing on “smart cities.”
MLK Extension Project Inches Forward. The environmental reviews for the Martin Luther King Boulevard extension project were complete as of the October 19 approval by CDOT and the Federal Highway Administration of the “FONSI”, or finding of no significant impact.