Denver is now home to three “high-intensity activated crosswalk beacons,” or HAWK signals, to make crossing safer for pedestrians. More are on the way. The first, installed by Colorado DOT at I-70 and Pecos Street, has been around awhile. The two newest ones are in denser residential and commercial areas, both in Stapleton — at […]
Federal Boulevard is the type of street Denver should have started redesigning yesterday in order to reach Mayor Michael Hancock's stated goal of eliminating traffic deaths. But even as nearby neighborhoods prepare to absorb more residents, the city is still prioritizing car traffic at their expense.
Back in May, Denver Public Works set out to redesign Federal Boulevard. Last week the agency came out with a draft plan for Federal, and anyone hoping for a 21st century design that truly prioritizes transit and safe walking and biking will be disappointed. Federal needs serious help. It’s one of the most dangerous streets in […]
From Colorado DOT — the same state roads agency that brought you Hank, the lovable idiot who blamed pedestrians for getting hit by drivers, and then promptly axed the tone-deaf campaign — comes a brand new way to not die while crossing the street: “Fred Estrian.” Get it? Fred Estrian is the face of CDOT’s […]