“Organizers of the Juneteenth Music Festival and Parade in the Five Points neighborhood expect more than 50,000 people to come out over the course of the weekend, and are working with vendors and city leaders to have crowd control and security measures in place. Juneteenth, which celebrates the end of slavery in the United … [Read more…]
“Due to the Juneteenth Music Festival, RTD will not provide L Line light rail service on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19. L Line customers are encouraged to explore Bus Route 43 as an alternative for service. The D and H lines will continue to operate during the festival. Normal service will resume on Monday, … [Read more…]
“” read the entire article Gounley, Thomas. Business Den 6 December 2021.
“The Regional Transportation District-Denver (RTD) is seeking a development partner to construct a transit-oriented housing project near the L Line in Five Points, a neighborhood of Denver. The project would be a mixed-income condominium, located at 29th Avenue and Welton Street, that would create a model of affordable homeownership through a public-private partnership, RTD … [Read more…]
” Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 121DH024, issued November 18, 2021 is seeking qualification statements from qualified firms to provide Development of Mixed-Income For-Sale Housing on Real Property Located at 2907-2915 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado. Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing requirements, the Pre-proposal Briefing will be held December 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via … [Read more…]
“0.43-acre parking lot in Five Points acquired for community parking Development likely to generate 50-70 housing units Developer selected via 2017 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) failed to secure adequate financing by 2020 and project was terminated” read the entire article Brady, Chessy. RTD November 2021.
“Even as some of its vehicles fill with passengers for the first time in more than a year, the Regional Transportation District does not plan to bring back a significant amount of service anytime soon. One big reason is a familiar one for many businesses and services returning from COVID-19 slumps: The Denver-area transit … [Read more…]
“Service on one downtown Denver light rail line will be suspended for 10 days. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) will not operate the L Line light rail line from Saturday, Sept. 11 at 12:01 a.m. through Tuesday, Sept. 21. L Line service will resume Wednesday, Sept. 22. RTD said the suspension will allow crews … [Read more…]
“Denver’s transit agency is starting to make good on a promise to use valuable parking lots near train stations for people instead of just private car storage (also known as parking lots). Earlier this year, the Regional Transportation District committed to help developers concentrate mixed-income housing and businesses around its stations. The first domino … [Read more…]
“Late last month, in a series of zoning code changes that prompted praise from dozens of local nonprofits and businesses, the Denver City Council substantially reduced minimum parking requirements for new housing developments. The changes come as Colorado’s largest metropolitan region experiences breakneck growth that has inflicted serious strain on local housing markets. In … [Read more…]