Today’s Headlines

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  • Council Extends Freeze on Car-Free Homes, Makes Toothless Gesture to Curb Car Dependence (DenPo)
  • “Fatal Crash Sentences Rarely Feel Strong Enough for Grieving Families” (9News)
  • As Crashes Mount at Deadly 5th and Lincoln Intersection, Public Waits for Traffic Light (Fox31)
  • Public Feedback on Broadway Bike Lane Is Lacking (9News)
  • Parking Requirements Incentivize “Big, Boxy” Buildings (Denverite)
  • Jimmy the RTD-Riding Jerk Makes CityLab Headlines
  • CDOT Markets Lyft as Safe Ride for Stoned People (Westword)
  • CSP Charges RTD Bus Driver in Boulder Crash (Camera)
  • Boulder Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Camera)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Automated Vehicle Bill Progresses With Language to Bar Cities from Regulating Them (Herald)
  • Driver Kills Two People Walking on Sidewalk in Durango (Herald)
  • Pedestrian Hit By Light Rail Train Near 9th and Colfax (DenPo)
  • “Highway Politics” Stops Some Republicans from Supporting Transport Tax (Politics)
  • Widening I-25 Would Cause “A Never-Ending Loop of More Cars” (Coloradoan)
  • Andrea Milholm, Drunk Driver Who Killed Pedestrian, Tells Cautionary Tale (ABC7)
  • Which Suburbs Are Growing Fastest? (DBJ)
  • Construction Defects Reform Could Still Happen (DenPo)

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The Red Line bus rapid transit project in Indianapolis, which voters approved as part of a package in November, is one of dozens of projects threatened by Donald Trump's budget proposal. Image: IndyGo

Think of Trump’s Budget as an Attack on Cities

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Yesterday Donald Trump released a budget outline that calls for severe cuts to transit, and the reaction was swift and scathing. The National Association of City Transportation Officials called it “a disaster” for cities. Transportation for America said it was a “slap in the face” for local communities that have raised funds to expand transit. […]

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People who bike are no more likely to disregard traffic laws than people who drive, according to a new survey published in the Journal of Transport and Land Use. Photo: Photo: Jim Henderson/Wikimedia Commons

Denver Researchers Busts the “Scofflaw Cyclist” Myth

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According to a certain perspective that seems to hold sway among local newspaper columnists, bicyclists are reckless daredevils who flout the road rules that everyone else faithfully upholds. But the results of a massive survey published in the Journal of Transport and Land Use point to a different conclusion — everyone breaks traffic laws, and there's nothing extraordinary about how people behave on bikes.

Today’s Headlines

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  • DenPo Lauds GOP Sen. Grantham for “Standing Strong” Behind Trasport Tax
  • …As Americans for Prosperity Predictably Bashes Bipartisan Measure (Co Politics)
  • City Bond Should Treat Housing Like “Critical Infrastructure” (Denverite)
  • Sidewalks Are Crummy, Where They Exist, ABC7 Learns
  • Viaducts Once Criss-Crossed City to Move People Above Traffic (Denverite)
  • 200 Homes — And 227 Parking Spots — Supplanting Cap Hill Surface Lot (BusinessDen)
  • Rockies Want to Buy Ballpark Parking Lot and Develop It (9News)
  • Why Denver OED Paid Target $4M to Come to 16th St. Mall (Denverite)

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