Today’s Headlines

  • City Officials Break Ground on Brighton Boulevard Redesign Today (Fox31)
  • Driver Christopher Tarr, 40, Arraigned for Killing Dalton McCreary, 22, in Crosswalk (9News)
  • District M RTD Race: Ruchman Vs. Menten, Who’s Backed by Independence Institute (Golden Transcript)
  • Lakewood Begins Bike Plan, Wants Residents to Weigh In (DenPo)
  • Lawyer Drops Mayor Hancock, Chief White From Homeless Sweeps Suit (DBJ)
  • Denver’s Cost of Living Lower Than Other “Cool Cities,” Higher Than U.S. Average (Denverite)
  • ACLU Accuses CO Springs Cops of Arresting People for “Driving While Black” (DenPo)
  • Boulder Council Debates Latest Tentative Rules for Housing Co-Ops (Daily Camera)

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  • Sanperson

    The Brighton Blvd flyover overall looks great. Love some of the features, e.g., planters between the road and bike lane near curb cuts.

    Only question: why didn’t they put the bike lane next to the sidewalk on the other side of the trees? It is so much less stress to ride next to a busy street when there are trees between you and the speeding cars.

    • mckillio

      More stress for the pedestrians would be my guess.

      • Walter Crunch

        Poor wittle pedestriams….

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