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Sand Creek Trail Paving and Detours

Paving of the new concrete trail gets underway this week in Reach 2A that is from the confluence of Westerly Creek and Sand Creek to Central Park Blvd. This portion of the trail will be closed during this work, detour maps are attached below.

North End Park Renderings and Information from Civitas and Brookfield

A Central Park neighbor asked CPUN to follow up with Brookfield regarding the plans and construction timeline for one of the parks in the North End area of the community.  Here is the information provided, included new renderings. According to Jim Chrisman, SVP of Development Central Park Denver from Brookfield, they hope to starting construction in Q3 or Q$ of this year and expect it to take 9-12 months to complete construction of the park once it has started. Continue reading

Denver Office of Climate Action, Sustainability & Resiliency Job Opening

Join Our Team! CASR has an opening for an Electrified Mobility Administrator to support the work on the Climate Protection Fund. One of CASR's goals is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector by increasing adoption of electric vehicles in Denver to meet our goals that 30% of vehicles are electric by 2030 and 100% are electric by 2050.To reach these goals equitably, our work focuses on: Increasing the deployment of charging stations by the City and the private sector Educating the community on the benefits of electric vehicles Supporting the electrification of shared mobility options We partner with Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure to support sustainable transportation. All of this work is done with a strong focus on equity and how the benefits of electrification can be made accessible to under-resourced communities in Denver. Applications due by Friday, April 16, 2021. Apply Today!

Denver Climate Protection Fund Info Session

Climate Protection Fund Info Session On November 3, 2020, the people of the City and County of Denver voted in favor of Ballot Initiative 2A, raising the local sales and use tax by 0.25% to create the Climate Protection Fund (CPF).Join Denver’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability & Resiliency (CASR) to learn about the new CPF and how non-profit and community-based organizations can prepare for upcoming funding opportunities.Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021Time: 6pm - 8pmRSVP: bit.ly/CPFApril2021*Interpretation will be provided in Spanish.If you need a sign language interpreter or CART Services, contact [email protected] with at least a three (3) business day notice.For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact [email protected]. The CPF is dedicated to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, supporting climate adaptation, and creating new jobs to improve the lives of Denverites, with efforts focused on communities most harmed by climate change. The CPF supports projects and programs that advance green jobs, renewable energy, climate justice, adaptation & resiliency, sustainabletransportation, and energy efficiency. Register today!