Friday’s Headlines & Traffic Violence Report 7/10/20

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From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • CDOT Dangles $47M Carrot To Encourage Denver Area Governments To Build Safer Streets (CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 65 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 118 (Unhealthy).

Centennial State & Beyond


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Thursday’s Headlines 7/9/20

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 Metro News

  • Denver is expanding outdoor dining and closing streets to help restaurants, but some retailers are worried they won’t benefit. (US News & World Report)
  • RiNo bars and restaurants roll out table service into the streets (9News)
  • Mayor Hancock Asks Council to Choose Spots for Safe Camping Sites (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 38 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 90 (Moderate).

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Wednesday’s Headlines 7/8/20

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 Metro News

  • Denver’s new climate action vision could lead to a very different Denver (Denverite)
  • 40 days after a driver hit a protester near Colfax and Broadway, the Denver district attorney’s office is considering charges (Denverite)
  • RTD solicits short, long-term areas of focus from riders (CO Politics)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 45 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 46 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Bird E-Scooter Program to return to Fort Collins (North Forty News)
  • Cities Are Even Worse For Women Than You Might Imagine (Curbed)

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Tuesday’s Headlines 7/7/20

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From Streetsblog

  • Designing ‘Streets For Protest’ Won’t Work Because of Cops (Streetsblog USA)
  • Can Tactical Urbanism Be a Tool for Equity? A Conversation with Mike Lydon and Tony Garcia (Streetsblog USA)
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA

 Metro News

  • A Mapped Guide to the 10 Best 1-Hour Walks in Denver (303 Mag)
  • Denver City Council Heading for Change, Including New President (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 43 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 77 (Moderate).

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Monday’s Headlines 7/6/20

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  • Fearing a supposed ‘autonomous zone,’ Denver police used weapons to oust people from Civic Center Park (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 39 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 50 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Trains could return to Colorado’s Tennessee Pass, rumble through Leadville under pair of proposals (CO Sun)
  • Why Bus-Loving Rep. Ayanna Pressley Wants Transit to Be Free (Curbed)

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McConnell Calls House Infrastructure Plan a ‘Green New Deal Masquerading As a Highway Bill’

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Mitch McConnell just accidentally created a lot of new fans for a Democratic infrastructure bill. The Senate majority leader reacted to the news that the House had passed a massive new infrastructure act by calling it “a thousand-page cousin of the Green New Deal, masquerading as a highway bill” — providing an inadvertently helpful reframing […]

Thursday’s Headlines 7/2/20

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From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • These 4 Maps Show How RTD’s Bus Service Could Change (And Shrink) Next Year (CPR)
  • Denver to open temporary sanctioned camps for people experiencing homelessness (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 50 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 68 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Link E-scooters Might Shake out the Kinks Holding Back Micromobility (TreeHugger)

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