Wednesday’s Headlines: 2/25/20

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Traffic Violence

  • Man pleads guilty to leaving the scene of an accident in August crash into crowd near Coors Field (The Denver Channel)

Metro News

  • Day 1 From RTD interim leader: “We have to deliver” on service improvements to regain trust (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 44 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 43 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • City of Colorado Springs prepping for e-scooters on city streets by summer (CO Springs Gazette)
  • Lime could bring electronic scooters to Golden as part of pilot (Golden Transcript)
  • Ride-Hailing Isn’t Really Green (CityLab)

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Tuesday’s Headlines: 2/25/20

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Metro News

  • Driven to Exhaustion: Can Denver End Its Love Affair With the Car? (Westword)
  • Mayor Hancock said all the right things in his interview with CPR. Will he follow through?
  • Denver is home to three of worst traffic bottlenecks in U.S. (Denver Biz Journal & Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 41 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 48 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Concerns Grow Over Implementation of State’s New Climate Rules (Westword)
  • The Fishing Pier Problem in Public Transit Equity (Human Transit)
  • 140 countries pledged to eliminate traffic deaths. The U.S. did not. (Curbed)

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Monday’s Headlines: 2/24/20

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Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Prairie Politics: Don’t stay in your lane (Pueblo Chieftan)
  • Red light cameras are coming to 2 more Fort Collins intersections (Coloradoan)
  • Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free (HuffPost)

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Friday’s Headlines: 2/21/20

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Traffic Violence

  • Pedestrian struck, killed by (person driving a) vehicle in Lakewood (Fox31Denver)
  • Fatal Crash Closes Broncos Parkway Near Parker Road (CBS4Denver)

Metro News

  • Colorado lawmakers hear from people with disabilities as RTD struggles to provide service (The Denver Channel)
    • Don’t forget, Now’s Your Chance To Tell RTD What You Think Of Its Plan For Service Cuts (CPR)
  • Boulder County amends transportation master plan, including “vision zero” goal (Colorado Politics)
  • Tackling climate change in Denver means rethinking how we get around our city (WalkDenver)
  • Proposed RTD cuts to RunRide were top concern at Wednesday meeting in Boulder (Daily Camera)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 67 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 65 (Moderate).

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Thursday’s Headlines: 2/20/20

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Metro area news

  • Mayor Hancock names Grace Rink to head Denver’s first Climate Agency (Denver press release)
  • A Wider I-25 Could Be Coming. And CDOT May Soon Spend $50 Million To Start It (CPR)
  • This ain’t a joke: “Indoor wood-burning restrictions and a plea to limit driving are in effect in the metro area because of air-quality concerns.” (Denver Post) Yep, it’s that bad.
  • Police: 9 injured after kids steal truck, cause multi-vehicle crash involving RTD bus in Aurora (Denver Channel)
  • A mysterious hook-shaped snow band appeared over Denver on Wednesday (9News)

Centennial State & International news

  • People Seem To Like Riding The Bustang From Denver To Grand Junction, So CDOT Is Planning To Add Another Run (CPR)
  • Colorado Springs at a critical moment in designing downtown, urban expert warns (CO Springs Gazette)
  • Paris Mayor: It’s Time for a ’15-Minute City’ (CityLab)

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