Citizen activism: Pedestrian activist Jonathon Stalls of Pedestrian Dignity leads a walk in the northbound lane of Sheridan Blvd, north of Colfax with leaders from DOTI, CDOT, and the community to demonstrate how much we need to improve pedestrian access along this street and others like it.

Video footage courtesy of Allen Cowgill:

West Area Neighborhood Planning Initiative

  • Denver Community Planning and Development (CPD) is kicking off the West Area Neighborhood Planning Initiative, which over the next 1-2 years, will replace the existing, individual "neighborhood plans" for West Colfax. Sun Valley, Valverde, Barnum, Barnum West, and Villa Park with a new combined plan. There is a now a survey online through the end of the month.

Sloan's Lake Park South Playground Project

  • Parks and Recreation and the selected consultant will be designing the SW Sloan's Lake playground and adjacent picnic site with innovative play and picnic opportunities including shade in and around the play areas.

  • Consultant teams will explore the latest thinking in play design to create a unique play environment while addressing pedestrian & maintenance vehicle circulation, ADA accessibility, lighting, safety surfacing, landscaping, irrigation, grading, drainage, water quality, signage and other issues identified during the design process.

  • Parks and Recreation will engage the local community in innovative ways and to deliver a quality playground design.

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