If a flesh-eating virus killed more than 40,000 people in the United States in a single year, every level of government would act decisively to stamp out the contagion and save lives. And yet, when 40,000 people lost their lives in traffic crashes in the United States last year, our collective response was little more than a shrug.
For Denver’s low-income residents, walking, biking, and transit are not “alternative transportation” choices — they are the only choices. The lower the neighborhood’s income, the higher the need for walkability and bikeability, yet the worse it is to walk or bike. Enter the Community Active Living Coalition, led by Denver Health, the Department of Environmental Health, and WalkDenver. They’ve […]