Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Kills Young Boy at Quebec and Evans (9News)
  • City Council Forces More Car Storage, Fewer Homes on Denver’s Neighborhoods (DenPo, Denverite)
  • Lawmakers Want to Raise $1.8 Billion for “Roads” By Borrowing Against State Buildings (DenPo)
  • Apparently Cops Can’t Do Anything About Street Racing (ABC7)
  • RTD Guarantees G-Line Opening By End of Year (ABC7)
  • Feds Gift $109 Million to Widen C-470, Add Toll Lanes (DBJ)
  • Tiny Home Village for Homeless Rising in RiNo (Tribune)
  • Motorcyclist Deaths in 2016 Set Colorado Record (Fox31)
  • Westword Reviews Documentary on Urban Activist Jane Jacobs

National headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • TakeFive

    Correction: $109 million was a loan and not a gift. Specifically it was a TIFIA loan. In order to obtain a Federal Grant I believe the expansion needs to include an HOV lane which C-470 does not.

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Denver Post Loves Fiscally Meaningless Bike Tax Idea, Pigeonholes People Who Bike as “Hipsters” …While State Sen. Ray Scott Retreats From the Idea After Backlash (9News) There’s a Huge Urban-Rural Divide Between Colorado’s Front Range Economic Engine and Far-Flung Towns (DenPo) Apparently Sentient Car Crashes Through Green Valley Ranch House (9News) Denver Wants to House […]