I am transit dependent. Utilizing multi-modal public facilities helps me maintain my independence and connects me to work, health care, and recreation

Jaime Lewis is a long-time advocate for transit and people with disabilities. He relies on public transit to get to from his house to his job and to other places in the community. He is a resident of Denver and leads advocacy work for the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition.

The Challenge

Featured Resources

Left at the Station

A Civil Rights Perspective on Transit Justice in the Front Range, 2014 report by 9to5

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DIA Commuter Survey

2014 report exploring pass usage and other commuting beahviors of DIA workers by FRESC

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Business Case for Transit-Oriented Locations

How Healthcare Employers in the Denver Region Value Transit Access

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If We Built It, Will They Come?

Small Businesses Relationship to Transit

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Enhancing Economic Opportunity through Transit

Lessons Learned from Denver’s Southeast Light Rail Line

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Developing a Station Area Typology of Economic Opportunity

A Guide to Better Connecting Transit, Jobs, and Workshop Development

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Denver Regional Equity Atlas

2012 Denver Regional Equity Atlas, Original Preceding Online Interactive Tool

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Reducing Transportation Costs in the Denver Region through Expanded Transit Pass Programs

Report by Affordable Fares Task Force member Livable Places exploring ways pass programs can enhance affordable bus and light rail fares

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First & Last Mile: Funding Needs And Priorities For Connecting People to Transit

2015 Study on First & Last Mile: Funding Needs And Priorities For Connecting People to Transit

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WalkDenver FLMC Presentation

2015 Presentation by WalkDenver for Mile High Connects' FLMC Regional Funding and Financing Exploration Event

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NRDC FLMC Case Studies Presentation

2015 Exploration of Three Case Studies on FLMC and Shared Use Mobility by Natural Resources Defense Council

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First and Last Mile Connections: New Mobility

2016 Case Study by NRDC on Shared Mobility and National Examples

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First and Last Mile Connections: Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Case Study by NRDC Looking at Atlanta and the MPO, Local Jurisdictions, and Transit Agencies Supporting FLMC

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First and Last Mile Connections: Salt Lake City, Utah

2016 Case Study by NRDC Looking at Salt Lake City and the MPO, Local Jurisdictions, and Transit Agencies Supporting FLMC

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Regional Equity Atlas

The Denver Regional Equity Atlas is a tool to help raise awareness about the benefits and opportunities that a robust public transportation network can create.

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Sustainable Communities Initiative

Sustainable communities demonstrate long-term, proactive, thoughtful and integrated planning and development.

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Access to Opportunity Platform: A Regional Call to Action to Address Our Gentrification & Displacement Crisis

Gentrification & Displacement Platform

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WalkDenver’s First and Last Mile Presentation

WalkDenver's Presentation on First and Last Mile Connections

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Integrating Funders Into a Multisector Transit-Equity Collaborative

MHC article on the collective impact model of Mile High Connects.

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2017 Affordable Fares Update

Update on work of the Affordable Fares Task Force and creation of a 50% discount fare and pass program for low-income riders

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The Local Impact of Subsidized Housing Near Light Rail in Denver, Colorado

The Local Impact of Subsidized Housing Near Light Rail in Denver, Colorado: Income, Jobs, and Taxes Generated

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