Today’s Headlines

  • Colorado DOT Plans Pilot to Collect Fees Based on Mileage, Not Gas Consumption (DBJ)
  • Denver PD Tells Drivers to Look Out for Bicyclists as Bike to Work Day Nears (Fox31)
  • Denverite Breaks Down the I-70 Boondoggle That “Everybody’s Fighting About”
  • New Pedestrian Bridge Over the Platte Will Link Two Parts of RiNo (DenverUrbanism)
  • Driver Runs Red Light, Flips Onto Sidewalk (9News)
  • RTD Wants People to Ditch Driving for “Dump the Pump Day” (CBS4)
  • Bigger “Meet in the Street” Events Planned This Summer on 16th Street Mall (DenPo)
  • DenPo Reader: God Would Rather You Be Late to Church Than Rush and Kill a Cyclist

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  • surly trucker

    The article about bike to work day includes this quote: “Police say 75 percent of bike fatalities in Colorado are caused by cyclists not wearing helmets.” Really? I’d love to see the data on that. Helmets are great, but if you get hit by a car, your body can only handle so much ‘blunt for trauma’…helmet or no. Anybody else think this sounds off? Also, this does of great job shifting the blame to the ‘reckless cyclists’.

  • Brian Schroder

    That does sound off. Helmets aren’t going to save your heart and lungs from being crushed. Regardless, cyclists should wear helmets and also buckle them. I saw two cyclists this morning that didn’t have their helmets buckled.


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