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Green Transportation

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

COMING SOON: Additional charging stations at the Trails Winds Rec Center and City Hall.

Streetlights: There to guide your way

FUN FACT:  There are 9,167 streetlights in the city as of December 2019. Thornton owns and maintains 548 of them.

Through a multi-year program, United Power is upgrading all existing high-pressure sodium streetlights to light emitting diode (LED) lights. The LED lights use less energy and provide better light output.

Streetlight Issues 

Street lights are installed after city approval, and maintained by Xcel Energy, United Power, or the city depending on the area of the city. Please call 720-977-6490 to request that the city investigate the need for a street light(s).

How do I Adopt-A-Street?

  • The city welcomes any individual or group to pickup litter on streets in Thornton.
  • Volunteers enter into a written agreement with the city and agree to clean the adopted street a minimum of once per month.
  • The city provides reflective safety vests and orange trash bags, and will collect filled bags upon request.
  • Signs are posted on the adopted streets to recognize volunteers, civic groups, churches, or businesses.

Help the environment and the appearance of our city: Adopt-A-Street today!

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