Today’s Headlines

  • Subways, Pods, and Why Denver Shouldn’t Obsess Over Transit Tech (Confluence)
  • Adams County Prosecutors Charge Driver Prisma Rodriguez-Ramirez With Killing Antonio Colson on Colfax (Sentinel)
  • How State Dems, GOP Differ on Funding Transportation (CO Politics)
  • Louisiana and Dahlia a Notorious Intersection for Speeding Drivers, Crashes (9News)
  • When Drivers Hit Kids in the Springs, It’s Mainly in Two Zip Codes (Fox21)
  • The Coloradoan Thinks “Think Big” Means Widen Roads
  • JeffCo Pols Kill Car Dealership Developments Near Dinosaur Ridge (Westword)

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  • EMB

    I got a delightful photo of that semi-suspended SUV at Dahlia and Louisiana on my (bike) commute yesterday morning. The biggest problems there are that going northbound (as the SUV was), it’s a long downhill stretch ending at a stop sign, and that Denver doesn’t plow. I took a spill last winter in exactly the same spot even with studded tires, because the road surface was thick sheet ice.

    I’m glad Denver’s finally agreed to break out the plows when we get six inches of snow, but it’d be even better if they’d plow posted bicycle routes (that section of Dahlia is one) at lower levels of snowfall. While they’re at it, that section of Dahlia could really stand to lose its center double yellow line, or at least get a sign instructing drivers that it’s totally OK to cross it to pass people on bicycles.

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DPW Found Money to Widen Quebec Street, Which ABC7 Automatically Calls “Improvement” Fight Against CDOT’s I-70 Widening Far from Over (KGNU) DenPo Reader Scolds Paper for Accurate Reporting on Sketchy Texting and Driving Law Bike Lanes and Sidewalks Aren’t Loading Zones (ABC7) CDOT Contractor Wants to Raise I-25 and U.S. 36 Toll Rates (DBJ) National Western […]