When the program started as a pilot project in 2008, Denver found that around 50 percent of the trash being sent to the landfill was compostable. Last year the city diverted 9,000 tons of waste from methane-producing landfills to compost.
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The new rules allow scooters on sidewalks only if a bike lane or residential street can't be used.
Supporters say the percentage of immigrants who can’t afford a lawyer for their cases is an affront to due process rights.
Denver’s move to host a supervised drug-use facility still needs approval from Colorado’s legislature before any action can be taken.
If approved through the Colorado legislature, a two-year pilot program would provide a safe place to inject illegal drugs. Trained professionals could prevent overdose deaths and the transfer of preventable diseases like hepatitis and HIV.
B-cycle wants to expand, even as new bike and scooter services crowd the market.
Wednesday, the Denver City Council gave initial approval to a bill that would legalize children's lemonade stands. The Denver Post reports currently three different permits are required before a stand can be set up.
Preservationists and neighborhood advocates worry that Denver's $4.5 million plan to refurbish the city's sidewalks won't take into account preserving historic neighborhood flagstone foot paths.
Denver is planning to add 26 new cars to Denver International Airport's underground train system in 2020, which connects the terminal to three concourses.
ICE notifications mean federal officials requested that local police tell them when certain people are being released from jail.