Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Person Walking Near 48th and Peña (DenPo)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Small Child at 9th and Bryant (ABC7)
  • Driver Kills Tracy Jenkins, 50, in Boulder Crosswalk (Daily Camera)
  • Read Our Interviews With RTD Candidates Ahead of Election Day (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Why Sidewalks Matter to the City, And Why They Aren’t Ubiquitous (DenverUrbanism)
  • RTD Plans Closures for Rail Repairs This Month (Fox31)
  • Denver’s Streets Aren’t as Bikeable as You’d Expect, Says Travel Reporter (Post-Dispatch)
  • Despite Building Boom, There Aren’t Enough Construction Workers in Colorado (DenPo)
  • CDOT Teams With Spanish-Language Band to Reach Latinos With Drunk Driving Message (Westword)

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  • Brian Schroder

    In response to the Post-Dispatch article it highlights two issues. Why isn’t there public transit to and from Red Rocks? Why don’t Denver’s bike lanes offer clear routes to and from destinations rather than popping up at random and sometimes ending or starting at busy or dangerous intersections?

    • Sanperson

      “a hub with one of the nation’s largest bike-sharing programs”

      I did not realize Denver had one of the largest programs. It feels sparse compared to the systems in Chicago, NYC, Washington, etc.

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