Phil von Hake in race mode.

B-Cycle in Glendale and Beyond — Phil von Hake’s Mission

B-Cycle in Glendale and Beyond — Phil von Hake’s Mission It’s not in Phil von Hake’s official job description to commute via bike or public transit, but you wouldn’t know that after talking to him. As an Emissions Technical Writer for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), von Hake handles communications and outreach that encourage people to reduce motor vehicle emissions. So while he doesn’t have to ride his bike or take public transit to work, the…

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The Way We Commute is Changing

Phrases like “the last mile” and “transit oriented development” aren’t thrown around a lot outside of planning and transportation circles, but the other day NPR ran a story, the first in a series, that makes these phrases relevant to pretty much everyone. They’re focusing on commuting and, more specifically, how commutes are changing across the country. Our roads are congested and our air quality is getting worse because of our dependence on cars for commuting. Many communities across the country…

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Walk to School Day A Success throughout SE Denver

Walk to School Day A Success throughout SE Denver: University Park Elementary Recognizes Safe Routes to School Advocate by Alex Mehn More than a dozen elementary schools in Denver took part in the 17th annual International Walk to School Day Wednesday October 9th including Bromwell Elementary, Cory Elementary, Denver Green School, Girls Athletic Leadership School, Lincoln Elementary, Montclair School of Academics and Enrichment, Slavens K-8 School, Southmoor Elementary, Steele Elementary, and University Park Elementary school. Transportation Solutions, a nonprofit transportation…

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Travel Options Fair

Save the date – Travel Options training: Allied Jewish Apartments (22 S. Adams Street, Denver, CO 80219, phone: 303.399.1146) on August 18th from 1:30-4:00.  Travel Options is a program in the Glendale/Cherry Creek area where people with disabilities and older adults can access information about public transit. Transportation Solutions’ goal is to help provide the best and most reliable information so that people who are new to the systems can easily and safely navigate their first time. We will be hosting…

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Walk to School Day 2013

  Mark your Calendars – International Walk to School Day is Oct. 9, 2013! This global initiative involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the first Wednesday of October. Transportation Solutions encourages local schools to take part in International Walk to School Day each year as part of  the Denver Safe Routes to School Coalition, which was established in March 2007 when the Denver City Council signed Proclamation 15 to establish the Coalition with the charge to develop a Denver…

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May and June – Transportation News You Can Use

New Safety Campaign Will Ask Drivers To Keep “Heads Up”  -5280 Magazine 5/08/13     Denver B-cycle expands from 53 to 83 station -303Cycling News 3/15/13          GEARS website launch helps bikers navigate in style -Denver Gears,  5/20/13   Denver Moves weighs in on 12th avenue bike safety – 7 News 5/22/13     coPIRG announces end of ‘driving boom’ -Colorado Springs Gazette  5/15/13      Walkable Communities raise Colo. home prices-Denver Post5/31/13     Gov. signs tax bill…

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June Meetings – Community Council

Thanks to all who came out to our last Community Council meeting on Thursday, June 13th at 6:00 PM at the Daniel’s Fund (1st and Monroe) and our INC committee meeting on  Thursday, July 11th from 6pm-8pm at the 1201 Williams St., 19th Floor. Minutes will be uploaded soon! Our next Community Council Meeting is scheduled for October. Check back soon for specific dates!

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DUS Connector – upcoming Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meetings

Update: July 22, 2013 The next Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting for the DUS Connector will be from 8-10 am in the Express Conference Room at the Civic Center (1560 S. Broadway). The meeting is on the 7th floor in the FasTracks Office. Attendees will need to pass through security before entering the conference room. Stakeholder Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public and intended as a discussion forum for stakeholders in the Connector project.

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