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Evan Derby

Evan Derby

Evan Derby is a transportation, housing, and land use advocate. He grew up in Boulder and graduated from the University of Denver in 2020. Today he works as a software engineer.

COMMENTARY

‘Green vs. concrete’ was a false dilemma. Denver must think bigger about its future.

By: - November 5, 2021

Denverites saw a multitude of yard signs go up regarding the November 2021 municipal election. Many asked me to choose between “Green” and “Concrete.” This referred to the dueling Ballot Questions 301 and 302, which were in conflict over the fate of the Park Hill Golf Course property. The emotions behind this issue are much […]

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Colorado leaders must kick their road-widening addiction to enable a livable future

By: - April 27, 2021

As Coloradans grapple with the consequences of climate change on our state, political leaders have introduced climate-focused priorities into many plans and guidelines. Most recently, this appeared in a state legislative proposal on transportation funding, which highlighted the role of electric vehicle infrastructure and traffic congestion relief in Colorado’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap. However, […]