Recent Streetsblog DENVER posts about Arapahoe Street

Mayor Hancock Cuts Ribbon on Parking-Protected Bike Lanes, Promises 3 More

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Mayor Michael Hancock officially opened Denver’s first parking-protected bike lanes Thursday with some revelry on the corner of 16th and Arapahoe. The two new bike lanes — one on Arapahoe Street and one on Lawrence Street — run a little over one mile each, from Auraria Campus to 24th Street. They include traffic signals that finally give people on bikes a safe way […]

No, Bike Lane Construction Hasn’t “Snarled” Traffic on Arapahoe

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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 […]