INC Transportation Committee: NO MEETING IN JULY & Meeting Notes from May 12th 2016

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Denver’s New Pedestrian Crossing Guidelines – Michael Koslow and Riley LaMie, Denver Public Works

Transportation Engineer Michael Koslow and Associate City Planner Riley LaMie presented the city’s new Pedestrian Crossing Guidelines, a policy document to guide city planners and engineers in determining where and how to improve uncontrolled pedestrian crossings across the city. When a specific location is being considered for a crosswalk treatment – due to neighborhood input, a new development, or staff recommendation – the Pedestrian Crossing Guidelines will lend consistency and transparency in determining an appropriate treatment, if any.

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INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – March 10th, 2016

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How are people commuting to downtown Denver and how has it changed over the past nine years? What can commute patterns downtown tell us about traveling in Denver more broadly? Providing much more detail than Census-based surveys, the Downtown Denver Partnership’s annual commuter survey reveals that active transportation – like walking and biking – is on the the rise for commuters under 30. READ MORE

INC Transportation Notes January 14, 2016

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INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – January 14th, 2016
by Geneva Hooten

At our meeting on January 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1201 Williams Street, we had a presentation from RTD and a long session with Denver’s Director of Transportation Crissy Fanganello. Thank you to Michael Henry for providing the room for our committee!

Real-Time Transit Info Comes to RTD — Steve Szczecina, RTD Acting Digital Communications Manager
It’s been a long time in the making, but real-time transit information is here. Starting off 2016 with a major accomplishment, RTD now has real-time vehicle location and arrival prediction data for bus service available, and the first developer using it with the Transit App mobile application. READ MORE

INC Transportation Committee – Meeting Notes From Nov. 12, 2015

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How do we create attractive and inviting places that are functional for different users throughout the day and over the course of changing seasons? How can we transform one of Denver’s most famous streets – 16th Street – into a better place to serve Denver’s ever-changing needs?

Jason Whitlock, Principal City Planner, presented one of three connected studies aimed at activating Denver: The Mall Experience. Jason began by asking: what do we have to learn from other great places? Places like Covent Garden in London or Broadway in New York City. How does 16th Street perform in comparison? READ MORE

INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – September 10, 2015

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At our meeting on September 10th from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1201 Williams Street, we had three presentations on a variety of interesting topics. A big thank you to Michael Henry for providing the room for our committee!

eTuk USA: Denver-based Tuk Tuk Manufacturer & eTuk Denver: Local Transportation Provider — Walid Mourtada, CEO

eTuk USA may be the new kid on the block, but they’re here to stay. Based on the Tuk Tuks made ubiquitous in Southeast Asia and parts of South America, Walid Mourtada has created a new transportation option for Denver residents. READ MORE

INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – July 9, 2015

Jeff Dunning, Service Planning Manager with RTD joined us to discuss how RTD looks at changing RTD bus service to connect well with rail lines. How can the service be made more efficient and attractive in the process, and what goals and philosophies guide RTD’s decisions? READ MORE

INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – May 14, 2015

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Minutes contributed by Geneva Hooten Denver’s New Bicycle ParkIng Program – Robert Ferrin, Manager on On-Street Programs, Denver Public Works How can Denver best allocate parking in the public right-of-way? What drives bike parking demand? Where should the City invest in … READ MORE

INC Transportation Committee Meeting Notes – March 12, 2015

At our meeting on March 12th from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1201 Williams Street, all three speakers highlighted projects and plans that we get to hear about early – a preview of a citywide crash study, the RTD fare study prior to public meetings, and CDOT’s … READ MORE