Today’s Headlines

  • City Council Wants to Cram More Space for Cars Into Compact, Walkable Areas (DenPo)
  • In CPR Interview, Hickenlooper Says No One Will Want to Move Here If We Can’t Fix Transportation
  • DBJ Examines B-Line’s Westminster Station, Which Does Not Yet Anchor a Walkable Neighborhood
  • The 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Lakewood, According to Denverite
  • DIA Hotel and Transit Center Overshot Budget by $220 Million (Independent)
  • “Denver Metro Rents Hit an All-Time High as Vacancy Rates Decline” (DenPo)
  • …While Residents Want Hancock’s Affordable Housing Plan to Aim Higher (DenPo)
  • Cherry Creek Mall Will Start Charging for Parking, Sometimes (Denverite)
  • Idaho Springs Shop Owner Starts Free Bike-Share (Fox31)
  • North Front Range Cities Won’t Stop Asking Feds to Pay for Wider I-25 (KUNC)

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Hit-and-Run Killer Norlan Estrada-Reyes Is Looking for a Plea Deal (DenPo) Apparently Sentient SUV Rams Through Post Office (9News) Homeless Rights Suit Against City Gets Class Action Status (Denverite) Daily Camera Reader: Buses Won’t Cut It — We Need a Train Bond Money Deliberation Is the “Hunger Games” of Government (Denverite) Driverless Semis Are Coming, […]
One of Sacramento's poorest neighborhoods doesn't have enough crosswalks. It also has a high rate of jaywalking arrests. Image: KXTV
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What Will It Take for Sacramento to Make Walking Safer in Poor Neighborhoods?

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Police and city planners in Sacramento have come under scrutiny in the weeks since police were caught on tape assaulting Nandi Cain, Jr., a black man, during a jaywalking stop. Cain, who was legally using an unmarked crosswalk, has since filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Now, reporters are looking into why there are so few marked crosswalks in one of Sacramento's poorest areas.

Today’s Headlines

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Of Course GOP Lawmakers Will Push New Transpo Bill Focused on Highway Expansion (DBJ) …In the Meantime, Thank Sens. Tate, Neville, and Hill for Traffic (Sentinel) Following Lawsuit, RTD to Retrofit Light Rail Cars for Wheelchairs (DenPo) Note to NIMBYs: People Have to Live Somewhere (9News) Eight-Story Building in West Colfax Will Have 56 For-Sale […]