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Nominations open for Way to Go Commuter Awards

The 2023 Denver Regional Council of Governments awards celebration will highlight the efforts and achievements that make the Denver region a great place to live, work and play. As part of this celebration, Way to Go honors employers and individuals who make a commitment to embracing commuting options that are not only healthier and more affordable but also reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality. Do you know of an individual or employer who is leading the way and making a difference? Help Way to Go recognize them at the annual celebration this fall. Submit your nomination for one of three Way to Go Commuter Awards before Friday, April 14.
  • Employer Champion: Recognize a business or organization making it easy for employees to choose eco-friendly commute options.
  • Commuter of the Year: Tell Way to Go about an individual who acts as a role model to the whole community by embracing sustainable commute options.
  • Rising Star: Celebrate someone new to green commuting. Nominate someone who has made a recent change in how they get around.

Winter Bike to Work Day draws 4,214 riders across Colorado

Freezing cold temperatures could not prevent 4,214 cyclists in Colorado from riding in this year’s Winter Bike to Work Day on Feb. 10. There were 53 stations committed to providing swag, food or warm drinks and plenty of encouragement to the riders. Colorado,thank you for your commitment to embracing other commuting options. Thank you for showing up and making Winter Bike to Work Day 2023 a huge success. View the Flickr album of the event.

Register to host a station for Bike to Work Day

Registration is now open for participants to host a station during the annual Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, June 22. Show your support for less traffic, cleaner air and a healthier lifestyle by signing up to host a station for the Bike to Work Day event. Stations are where cyclists can stop on the day of the event to rest, refuel and socialize. Hosting a station is also a GREAT way to promote your business by giving away swag and coupons. Don't hesitate! Sign-up today.

I-25 MyWay launches

In another effort to improve traveler and worker safety along the 18-mile long construction zone of Interstate 25 between Monument and Castle Rock, rush-hour travelers now can help maximize their commute time by taking advantage of I-25 MyWay, a new partnership between the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Denver Regional Council of Governments. I-25 MyWay is offering transit, vanpool and carpool incentives to commuters willing to try a new mode of transportation between Colorado Springs and Denver.

Changes to 15th St. in Downtown Denver

As part of the region's Vision Zero initiative, which strives for a total reduction in traffic-related fatalities, Denver Public Works has rolled out big changes to 15th St. in downtown Denver! In addition to building safer, easily-visible crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety, the city has also installed protected bike lanes and a dedicated transit-only lane, speeding up commute times for bus riders.

Bike to Work Day 2019 open house

Registration is open at for people who want to host stations for riders or lead efforts at their businesses to get people involved. We're holding holding an open house Tuesday, April 23 for company coordinators and station organizers to get hands-on assistance and pick up promotional materials to spur registrations from riders, who will be able to sign up starting May 1. Although you're welcome to stop by our office any time between 7:30 and 10 a.m.