With the goal of making bicycling in Denver a safe and viable transportation option for people of all abilities, the city will be installing 125 miles of new bikeways over the next five years, increasing the number households within a 5-minute ride of a high-comfort bike facility from 38 to 75 percent. 50 of the 125 miles of new bikeways will be funded by $18M from the Elevate Denver Bond, approved by voters in 2017.
Public meetings are planned in April and May to educate residents about eight (8) high-comfort, bond-funded bikeways that will be installed in 2020 that will add about 9 miles of bikeways to the city’s network. Other meeting locations and times are listed below and at www.denvergov.org/bikeprogram.
The high comfort bikeways will provide:
· Dedicated space on the street for people who drive cars and ride bikes
· Street designs that lower the stress of riding and reduce potential conflicts between bikes and cars
· A convenient and more viable way for people to get around safely
· Better connections to the places people want to go, such as schools, parks, trails and transit.
Public Meetings: New, High Comfort Bikeways
(For updates, visit www.denvergov.org/bikeprogram)
Bikeway: Green Valley Ranch Road from Tower to Picadilly Roads
Wednesday, April 24, 5-7pm
Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center
Bikeway: Clayton Street from 40th to 52nd Avenues
Wednesday, May 1, 5-7pm
Swansea Rec Center
Bikeway: S. Marion Street, E. Virginia to E. Bayaud Avenues
Tuesday, May 14, 5-7pm
Wash Park Boathouse
Bikeway: N. Crown Boulevard from E. Albrook Drive to E. 56th Avenue
Wednesday, May 15, 5-7pm
Montbello Rec Center
Bikeway: City Park Esplanade from 16th to 17th Avenues
Tuesday, May 21
Bikeway: E. Princeton Avenue from Eastmoor to Tamarac Drives
Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7pm
Southmoor Elementary School
Bikeway: W. 23rd Avenue from Speer to Federal Boulevards
Thursday, May 23
Bikeway: Central Park Boulevard from Montview Boulevard to 36th Avenue
Thursday, May 29, 5-7pm
Central Park Rec Center
April 15 - 19:
19-0359 Relinquishes a portion of the utility easement established in recorded document No. 2017107806, located at 400 North Grant Street in Council District 7.
19-0212 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Amendment to Agreement between the City and County of Denver and Urban Drainage and Flood Control District for drainage and flood control improvements along Sanderson Gulch. Amends an intergovernmental agreement with Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD) by adding $1,650,000 in UDFCD funds for a new total agreement amount of $18,922,032 for drainage and flood control improvements along Sanderson Gulch, from Lipan Street to the South Platte River, in Council District 7. No additional city funds being added and no change to agreement duration (201523631). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 5-6-19. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-12-19.
19-0183 A bill for an ordinance changing the zoning classification for 2280 South Bannock Street in Overland. Approves an official map amendment to rezone property from U-TU-C to U-TU-B (increases minimum lot size to 5,500 sf), located at 2280 South Bannock Street in Council District 7. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-5-19.
No District 7 specific items
Whether you walk, bike, take transit, or drive downtown, Public Works would like to get your feedback on downtown Denver’s current transportation system to help re-envision it as part of the Denver Moves: Downtown planning effort. The public can share their voice at denvermovesdowntown.org through April 14. Comments received will help prioritize near-term transportation improvements while identifying a long-term vision for moving more people in the city center.
The Active Living Coalition is part of the Athmar Park Neighborhood Association and is a group of community members and partners committed to improving public health by promoting and improving the conditions for walking, biking and wheelchair-rolling.
What are the goals of the Athmar Park Active Living Coalition?
The Athmar Park Neighborhood Association is seeking a skilled professional to serve as a Community Connector. This position will require some non-traditional hours and the ability to talk with anyone about their community, about their aspirations and about opportunities to build a more walkable, bikeable and livable community. Athmar Park is seeking someone with an interest in neighborhood conditions; passion for community and the capacity to interact with community members of all backgrounds, specifically the Hispanic and Latino community.This is a Part-Time position, 20 hours per week, working some weekends and evenings.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Engage, recruit, and retain community members to participate in the Active Living Coaliton through door-to-door canvassing in the Athmar Park neighborhood and attending community events.
2. Thoroughly and consistently document each interaction with community members.
3. Work with the Program Manager to schedule, facilitate and document meetings and events.
4. Represent the Athmar Park Active Living Coalition at community events, conferences, tabling sessions, and more, sharing Active Living Coalition events, programs, and service information with the community.
5. Translate outreach materials into Spanish and interpret Spanish at meetings and events.
6. Assist in data collection and project evaluation.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position. Incumbent may be to perform other job-related tasks not specifically presented in this job description.
Application Instructions HERE.
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