DRCOG to provide Medicare counseling for three counties

DRCOG's Area Agency on Aging is now the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provider for Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson counties. Medicare beneficiaries who are residents of these areas are eligible for free one-on-one counseling for Medicare information, advocacy and enrollment assistance. Effective immediately, DRCOG staff is ready to provide assistance. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15-Dec. 7, when beneficiaries can make changes to their Medicare health and prescription drug plans.

Metro Vision site launches

DRCOG announces a new resource for sharing information about its foundational plan, Metro Vision at metrovision.drcog.org. In January of this year, the DRCOG Board unanimously passed a newly updated version of the region's growth and development plan, taking the planning horizon out to the year 2040. More than just housing the plan document, the site is intended to assist elected officials, planners and citizens by showing the ways in which Metro Vision takes shape throughout the region.

Colorado Bike Month/Bike to Work Day artist sought

Calling all artists! The Denver Regional Council of Governments and its Way to Go program are seeking submissions of artwork for the the 2018 Colorado Bike Month and Bike to Work Day poster--an opportunity to gain high statewide visibility for your work! Check out details and submission guidelines here.

Visualization shows Bike to Work Day riders

DRCOG has once again used origin and destination data from registered Bike to Work Day participants to create a chord map showing the density of trips to and from various locations: check it out.