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Alameda Ave Corridor Study
Posted November 7, 2023
Alameda Ave. is one of streets that defines the borders of Cherry Creek East.  Alameda is equal to some of the City’s major corridors, such as Colfax being Denver’s first main street and Hampden being the gateway to the mountains, in its importance for regional mobility but it lacks identity.  To most, Alameda is just a street, not a place and a street spanning many miles with multiple issues.
Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is leading a study of Alameda Avenue that aims to improve mobility and safety for all users and plan for future transit investments, while still preserving the character of the corridor.  Cherry Creek East has been identified by the study’s steering committee as one neighborhood that will be specifically impacted by the Alameda Corridor Study.  DRCOG is currently collecting public input through interactive map and hosting community focus groups.  
To provide your feedback through the interactive map, sign up for email updates and learn more about this city imitative visit DRCOG Alameda Avenue Study website.  
If you would like to sign up and be part of one of the focus groups, you may do so through the DRCOG Alameda Avenue Study website.  The focus group that will be discussing the segments closest to Cherry Creek East (Segment 4) will be meeting Saturday, November 11th from 2PM-3PM at George Washington High School.  Registration to attend the focus group meeting is required.
Additional information on this study and other city-wide transit projects can be found at the following websites:
Denver Moves: Bikes Update
Posted November 3, 2023
Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) is excited to announce the launch of the Denver Moves: Bikes Update, a citywide planning effort to update DOTI’s 2015 recommended bikeways map. The intent of this project is to better align planned bikeway facility recommendations with the most recent bikeway design standards, densify the planned network, and develop a program to upgrade Denver’s existing bikeways.  
As this is a citywide project, it is vital to hear from all Denver communities about experiences biking and rolling around the city. DOTI currently has the following opportunities for neighborhood input.
For additional information on Denver Moves:  Bikes Update, visit the City of Denver website.  You may also review the recent Denver Moves:  Bikes Update Project Overview.  Sign-up for project updates and review general project information at  bit.ly/denvermovesbikes.
Denver Moves: Cherry Creek
Updated October 5, 2023
Denver Moves: Cherry Creek is a year-long planning effort to develop a cohesive strategy for infrastructure development that achieves the City’s mobility goals in the Cherry Creek neighborhood and surrounding area. The project will explore improvements to make it safer and more convenient to walk, bicycle, take transit, deliver goods, and drive in and around the area, and will also examine green infrastructure, parking, curbside uses, and other considerations.  For more information on this initiative, details on upcoming public meetings and opportunities to provide your feedback visit the City of Denver website.  
The Denver Moves Cherry Creek Interactive Map is available for your review and your input through March 16, 2023.  View the map HERE and provide your feedback.
Denver Moves Everyone 2050:  Denver Moves Everyone 2050 (DME) is a city-wide transportation plan aimed at moving everyone and everything equitably, safely, and sustainably and reflects the vision and values of Denverites for building a world class transportation system between now and 2050.
On January 25, 2023, DOTI published the Denver Moves Everyone (DME) 2050 draft.  The draft plan is only available for public review until February 25th. DOTI will refine the draft based on public feedback prior to releasing the final plan.
Cherry Creek West Development Project
Updated June 25, 2023
Cherry Creek West project is the SW Corner of S University Blvd and E 1st Ave and the developer is East West Partners, spanning 13 acres.
This project is in the early stages of development but due to the size of the project, we are staying on top of it's progress.  
Cherry Creek West community involvement to date:
  • Cherry Creek West: Community Information Meeting on August 10, 2022.  If you missed the meeting you may watch this recording.  
  • Cherry Creek West Partners Q&A Follow Up to the August 10, 2022 community meeting.  
  • Cherry Creek West hosted a Community Open House on August 1, 2022, from 5:30-7:30PM at the old Conatiner Store location.
Even though this project is in the early stages, the CCEA Development Committee has created the below listed document of discussion points to start dialogue around this project.
Ellsworth Storm Project
Updated September 7, 2023
This city project is designed to help improve storm water quality and water drainage issues through the use of green infrastructures. These green infrastructures will be installed at each intersection along Ellsworth.  
The City of Denver construction management team and contractor completed Phase 1 of the Ellsworth Avenue Storm Project summer of 2022.  Phase 2 of the Ellsworth Storm project will begin where Phase 1 left off on Ellsworth Ave just west of Madison St and continue east to Garfield St.  
Phase 2:  Summer of 2023, Excel will be relocating fiber optics, utliity and gas lines in preparation for Phase II construction of the Ellsworth Storm Project.  As of August 23, 2023 confirmation was received from the City that relocation of fiber optics and electrical lines have been adjusted and construction on these lines are complete.  The relocation of gas lines has started and should be completed by the end of September 2023.  Excel anticipates a few minor fiber/telecom relocations once the relocation of the gas lines is complete.
As for the planned construction schedule for Ellsworth Storm Phase 2, the city is anticipating 2024. 
For additional information from the City of Denver on this project you may review City of Denver Phase 2 Status Update sheet or visit their website.
Please feel free to contact Linda Wilson at linda@lindawilson.net.