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.
Denver city government
The city-owned hotel is managed by the hotel chain, which told auditors that the contract language with the city allowed them to keep some information private.
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.
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.
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.
As Denver has cracked down on urban camping, Portland has moved to allow it in certain places.