Today’s Headlines

  • City Starts Digging Up Toxic Soil Under Globeville Park to Aid Wider I-70 (Denverite)
  • Santa Fe Drive Could Get a Road Diet for a More Walkable Arts District (Denverite)
  • Will 18th and 19th Get a More Efficient Circulator Bus and Protected Bike Lanes? (Denverite)
  • DenPo Reader: Anything Slowing Down Cars Is “Social Engineering”
  • The Post Doesn’t Get That Traffic Exists Because People Drive Cars (DenverUrbanism)
  • Traffic Accomplice Jon Caldera Files Transport Measure Without Transit, Tax Hike (Denverite)
  • Driver Smashes Into Northglenn Homes, Displaces People (Fox31)
  • Truck Driver Crashed Into A-Line Gate and Delayed Train on Friday (Fox31)
  • Driver Collapses Lakeside Parking Structure After Crashing Into It (DenPo)

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  • iBikeCommute

    Does the city really need to “study” protected bike lanes on 18th/19th? I thought this was the plan all along with the floating bus islands already in place. How will we ever get a functional bike network if every new protected lane needs to be studied for a year?

    According to the Denverite article “The plan goes up for a vote before a city committee next week.” Any idea which committee this is and how we could comment on the plan?

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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 […]