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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.

Area Agency on Aging solicits RFPs for community-based programs for older adults

The Area Agency on Aging receives federal funding from the Older Americans Act Title III and state Funding for Senior Services to support community-based service programs benefiting older adults aged 60 and older within the AAA’s eight-county region. Funding will be awarded for up to two years beginning on July 1, 2023 and ending on June 30, 2025. The funding is subject to appropriations from the state and federal legislatures and may be reduced or canceled at any time.

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.

Notice of a public hearing on Sept. 7

Notice is hereby given that the Denver Regional Council of Governments will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. This hearing will be held virtually. The public hearing is an opportunity to comment on the 2022 update to the 2050 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan and associated air quality conformity and greenhouse gas documents.

Share thoughts on the 2022 update to DRCOG’s 2050 RTP

Make your voice count! Share your thoughts on the updates to DRCOG’s 2050 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan to meet greenhouse gas emissions reduction levels. Review the documents and learn how to share comments.
 

DRCOG seeks public comment on TIP projects

DRCOG is now accepting public comments on applications received in the Fiscal Year 2022-2025 TIP Subregional Share Call for Projects
Comments will be accepted July 1 - 20.