Today’s Headlines

  • Denver Is More Hostile to Pedestrians Than It Was Two Years Ago (Denverite)
  • 9News Grills RTD Spokesperson on A-Line Troubles
  • West Colfax Changes Could Accelerate in 2017 (Denverite)
  • Driver Kills Aurora Man Crossing Rural Road, Fox21 Blames Nighttime
  • Transit Alliance Chats With State Senator Zenzinger About Suburban Transit, State Funding
  • No Charges for Truck Driver Who Killed Bicyclist Dum Gurung in Boulder (Camera)
  • Careless Driver Hits Pole, Knocks Out Power for Hundreds in Brush (9News)

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  • JerryG

    I would be careful with the wording in that first headline. You can only claim that the Denver metro area is more “hostile to pedestrians.” The report Smart Growth America is covering metropolitan areas whereas WalkDenver, Denver City Council, the mayor and his “Vision Zero” plan can only influence and/or can make a difference in the city of Denver. A better metric would be to see how Denver, the city, is improving or not improving year over year.

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