After Denver Public Works installed the Arapahoe and Lawrence Street bike lanes in 2015, people who used them felt safer, and a lot more people biked on the streets. That's according to early results from a Denver Public Works study documenting the effects of the city's first parking-protected bikeways [PDF].
Public Works crews are installing much-needed parking-protected bike lanes on Arapahoe and Lawrence streets, and it hasn’t taken long for some news outlets to frame the safety measures as an undue burden for drivers. On Monday the Denver Post reported that construction would “snarl” traffic. Today Fox31 used the same verb to describe how changing the street might annoy […]
The Department of Public Works began installing a pretty monumental piece of the city’s bike network yesterday — parking-protected bike lanes on Arapahoe and Lawrence streets. When complete in mid-November, the bike lanes will provide a downtown route for about a mile between Auraria Campus and 24th Street, with intersection treatments that will make it safer to […]