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j_cbac_2018a_2018-02-16t13:36:27z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For 5280 LOOP

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITOL BUILDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Date Feb 16, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



5280 Loop - Committee Discussion Only


01:52:23 PM  

Adam Perkins, Downtown Denver Partnership, presented to the committee about the 5280 Loop. He described the several central Denver neighborhoods involved in the project, and the benefits of connecting these areas.

01:55:19 PM  

Mr. Perkins discussed the benefits of increasing the number of trees and making nature accessible in the central city. He described the steps the Downtown Denver Partnership has completed in planning for the 5280 Loop.

01:59:21 PM  
Mr. Perkins responded to a question from Speaker McNulty about how the trail will interact with vehicle traffic.
02:03:38 PM  
Mr. Perkins suggested that the plan of the 5280 Loop would help create the "Capitol Mall" feel on Sherman Street proposed in the Capitol Complex Master Plan. He explained the project's next steps, with the intention of having a vision document completed in fall 2018.
02:07:02 PM  

Ms. Contiguglia encouraged Mr. Perkins to take into account the National Historic District that covers the area around the Capitol.