A B-cycle station at Union Station on Nov. 19, 2019. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Thursday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • BREAKING: Denver B-cycle will shut down on Jan. 30. The city will also shake up its scooter program in a radical reorganization, creating a months-long gap in service that could add more cars to the city’s already congested streets. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Traffic Violence Report: A 44-year-old woman died yesterday after she tried to walk across a street in Southeast Denver. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • CDOT readies $192 million to jolt to area transit. (CPR)
  • RTD board is reviewing community responses about possible service cuts. (CBS4)
  • A proposed In-N-Out Burger near Park Meadows mall would have a drive-thru lane fit 26 cars. Meanwhile cities like Minneapolis banned drive throughs because they distract drivers and cause crashes. (Denver Post)
  • Douglas County emphasizes air quality in a new transportation plan. (Castle Rock News Press)
  • The bus driver shortage hits Summit County. (CBS4)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 28 Good. Yesterday’s max: 68 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Wednesday’s Headlines

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Other news

  • A pedestrian died following a crash with a driver in Denver. (Denver Police)
  • RTD is considering a temporary service cut of the R Line. (CPR News)
  • How many drivers does RTD need to fix its staffing shortage? (Westword)
  • CDOT is rethinking the money it spends on new tech. (9News)
  • ‘Snowstang’ starts bus service to ski areas in December. (Fox 31)
  • Bus route cutbacks to cause pain for some Summit County workers. (Summit Daily)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 65 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 59 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Tuesday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

Other news

  • RTD cancelled about 100 light rail trips yesterday ahead of the agency choosing between service cuts or unreliable service. (Denver Post)
  • Amid the RTD driver shortage, the Koch-funded Independence Institute argues that RTD should consider driverless vehicles. (Denver Post)
  • Coloradans keep rejecting statewide tax questions to fund transportation. Democrats are eyeing a regional approach. (Colorado Sun)
  • More dirty needles were found near the Cherry Creek Trail. (CBS4)
  • The Koch-affiliated astroturf group Freedom to Drive Coalition offers more nonsense about how Denver victimizes drivers—and the Denver Post editorial page gives the oil billionaire’s minion more space on its opinion page. (Denver Post)
  • The CEO of L.A.’s transit system suggests congestion pricing as a way to offer free transit while reducing traffic and pollution. (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Colorado declares a poor air quality advisory in effect along the Front Range. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 48 Good. Yesterday’s max: 43 Good.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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Monday’s Headlines

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From Streetsblog

  • Streetsblog in the Denver Post: To save lives, Denver must commit to more red-light cameras. (Denver Post)

Other news

  • Vigil remembers the victims of 235 fatal car crashes in Denver over the last three years. (Denver7)
  • More than 50 RTD train trips canceled Monday amid the driver shortage. (Denver7)
  • Colorado’s roads were not made for this many people. (Westword)
  • CDOT has been closing I-70 due to sun glare, here’s why. (Denver Post)
  • Coloradans keep rejecting statewide tax questions to fund transportation. Democrats are now eyeing a regional approach. (Denver Post)
  • Denver’s neighborhood planning project shows “people are really invested in the small stuff when it’s in their backyards.” (Westword)
  • Boulder County Commissioners vote to allow some e-bikes on plains trails. (Government Technology)
  • “The corporations are here to save Colorado from climate change.” (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 43 Good. Yesterday’s max: 47 Good.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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