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DRCOG seeks participants for the spring Civic Academy

The application for the spring 2023 Civic Academy is now open until March 24. During the free seven-week program, participants learn from local experts and leaders, meet other interested residents and ultimately use what they learn to take action in the community. Sessions will be will be held at the DRCOG office on Tuesday nights from 6-9 p.m., April 18 - May 30. Click to apply for the spring 2023 Civic Academy.

DRCOG to honor the best of regional collaboration for 2023 annual awards celebration

Which projects, programs and people have made the Denver region one of the best places to live, work and play?
DRCOG is accepting nominations for the 2023 annual awards celebration to recognize the best in regional collaboration. Nominations are open for the Metro Vision Awards, John V. Christensen Memorial Award and Way to Go Awards through Friday, April 14. Winners will be honored at a gala in the fall. Learn more

Calling all-weather bike commuters for Winter Bike to Work Day!

Put your car on ice! Join Way to Go and thousands of residents in the Denver region for Winter Bike to Work Day on Feb. 10!
Register for Winter Bike to Work Day and pledge to swap a ride in your car for a ride on two wheels.
Sign up to ride or host a station.
Learn more at Bike to Work Day website.

Take a survey to help DRCOG with its website redesign

The Denver Regional Council of Governments is currently redesigning its website to make it easier to find information about its services and programs. Since November, DRCOG staff have been working with a consultant to better meet the needs of staff, member governments and community partners. 
Please share your perspective by taking this survey by Feb. 2.

Ashley Summers appointed director of strategic implementation at DRCOG

The Denver Regional Council of Governments announces Ashley Summers appointment to a new role as strategic implementation director in the Executive Office. Summers’ new responsibilities include facilitating the development of a portfolio of work to align with DRCOG’s strategic objectives, enabling coordination among divisions and teams and providing support and resources for project managers.

AAA announces opening of RFP for transit projects for older adults

The Denver Regional Council of Governments is issuing a request for proposals for transit capital, operating and mobility management projects benefiting older adults, individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations in the DRCOG region. Funding available includes the Federal Transit Administration Section 5310 for the Denver-Aurora Large Urbanized Area, DRCOG Human Services Transportation Set-Aside of its Transportation Improvement Program and Older Americans Act and state Funding for Senior Services Transportation.

DRCOG renames refugee program Older Adult Refugees and Friends program

DRCOG Area Agency on Aging has recently changed the name of one of its programs that was created to assist older adult refugees and immigrants acclimate to their new home.

DRCOG invites public to comment on TIP projects

DRCOG is now accepting public comments on applications received in the Fiscal Year 2024-2027 TIP Regional Share Call for Projects. Comments will be accepted October 12 - 26.

The FY 2024-2027 TIP Regional Share Call for Projects is part of the development of the new TIP. The new projects will be completed using federal and state funding and, to be considered regional in scale, will generally be expected to have an impact on a large proportion of the region’s population or geography.


Browse the Regional Data Catalog to stay informed about your community

Need help finding out who is responsible for maintaining the traffic signal near your home? Maybe you need to know how many elder care facilities are near your neighborhood?

Check out the DRCOG maintained Regional Data Catalog. This repository of open data contains a myraid of information in raw format in the areas of demographics, land use, and mobility.

DRCOG staffers developed the catalog by compiling data received from local governments, data companies and transit models to create topics suited to Denver region.

DRCOG seeks public comment on funding application

DRCOG is accepting public comments on an application received in the non-Metropolitan Planning Organization Call for Projects. Comments will be accepted through Aug. 26.