Public hearing on transportation plan and TIP documents March 15

DRCOG will hold a public hearing at 6:30 pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017, prior to its monthly Board of Directors meeting at its 1290 Broadway office in Denver.

New Land Use Explorer launches

The socioeconomic team at DRCOG has created a new tool to show forecast data created using UrbanSim. Forecasts from the model were used to create the DRCOG Land Use Explorer, where users can examine forecasts for multiple geographies including zones, municipalities, counties, and urban centers calculated at five-year intervals between 2010 and 2040.

New Metro Vision plan approved

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the DRCOG Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the latest version of Metro Vision, the region's plan for growth and development out to the year 2040. By speaking with one voice to adopt the plan, the Board gives life to an aspirational vision for the metro area. More than five years in the making, the current version of Metro Vision represents a significant update to the plan that has guided local decision making for more than 20 years. Read the plan.

Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging releases recommendations

As Coloradans age, they will affect every facet of daily life for millions of residents, including the state’s economy, state and local programs, and the everyday lives of countless families. Indeed, Colorado stands at the end of a demographic shift that will define it for generations.

Colorado is working to seize the opportunities this shift presents and to face challenges that may arise. We were proud to contribute to the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging’s first set of recommendations to help Colorado prepare now through 2030. 

TIP Policy Work Group

February 27, 2017

Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Council

February 28, 2017

Presentation by the Colorado Community Health Alliance

Planning for Economic Vitality: The Power of Placemaking

March 9, 2017

Explore how communities are combining planning and economic development efforts to create consensus and plans for action around placemaking strategies in rural, suburban and urban contexts.