Tuesday’s Headlines 9/14/21: Denver hopes to update parking meter system

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Denver hopes to update entire parking meter system by early 2022 while you’re at it, charge more for parking! (Fox 31)
  • Pedestrian dies following Aurora hit-and-run crash; police search for driver (The Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 48 (Good) Yesterday’s max: 74 (Moderate)

Centennial State

  • Cement Truck Crashes Over Guardrail Through Narrows On Highway 14 (CBS Denver)
  • Palisade working with CDOT for new river access site (The Daily Sentinel)

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Monday’s Headlines: Scooter rider injured in yet another hit-and-run

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Medina Alert Issued For White Buick Encore, Suspect Vehicle In Hit & Run Crash the victim was riding a scooter when they were struck  (CBS Denver)
  • Son mourns loss of construction flagger hit, killed in Denver (9 News)
  • Man dies after hit-and-run in Aurora, police say (9 News)
  • Man gets 15 years in driver death during speeding livestream (The Denver Channel)
  • RTD to suspend L Line for 10 days (The Denver Gazette)
  • Windscreens for Denver RTD’s new Colfax 15/15L bus shelters embrace line’s east-west connection (Mass Transit)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 41 (Good) Yesterday’s max: 80 (Moderate)

Centennial State

  • CDOT shares safety tips for keeping teens safe following fatal crash (CDOT)

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  • Monday’s Headlines Have Already About Had It (Streetsblog USA)
  • Op-Ed: Why Bad City Design is Failing Our Kids (And What to Do About It) (Streetsblog USA)

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Friday’s Headlines 9/10/21: 54 people have died on Denver’s streets in 2021

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Bike To Work Day Encourages Pedal Power (CBS Denver)
  • Two-vehicle crash in Denver kills one person and injures three others (The Denver Post)
  • RTD to suspend L Line service through Sept. 21 (9 News)
  • E-470 plots to attract more drivers after big traffic decline …one vote to allow traffic to decline (Denver Business Journal)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 81 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 115 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • CDOT reports no fatal crashes over Labor Day weekend in Colorado (Journal Advocate)
  • Shared micromobility can help build communities residents deserve (TechCrunch)
  • Computer car chip shortage has stalled many Colorado drivers it’s a great time to get a bike (9 News)
  • Xcel Energy Will Now Help Pay For An Electric Car — Depending On Your Income but will they help me pay for an electric bike? (Colorado Public Radio)
  • Colorado Department of Transportation announced next campaign sadly they have yet to adopt our “ban cars” campaign. better luck next year? (KJCT)

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Thursday’s Headlines 9/9/21: Another hit-and-run driver kills person walking

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Aurora (Fox 31)
  • Construction flagger killed in hit-and-run crash identified, suspect arrested (9 News)
  • Man who shot teen on RTD bus says it was in self defense (Fox 31)
  • Driver being held after crash kills 1, seriously injures 3 (9 News)
  • As Civic Center Park clears out, advocates worry about where people will go (Denverite)
  • What’s Driving You Crazy: Cars parked on the shoulder of Peña Boulevard (Denver 7)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 113 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups) Yesterday’s max: 177 (Unhealthy)

Centennial State

  • Coloradans Deserve to Move More Freely and Breathe Easier (NRDC)
  • Four teens die in SUV crash on Colorado’s Eastern Plains (The Colorado Sun)
  • CDOT holding career fairs for permanent and temporary positions (KRDO)

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  • Thursday’s Headlines Are a Bit Distracted (Streetsblog USA)
  • The Real Reason Schools Are Paying Parents to Drive Their Kids to the Drop Off Line (Streetsblog USA)

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Wednesday’s Headlines 9/8/21: RiNo hit-and-run kills construction worker, seriously injures another

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Suspected driver arrested in RiNo hit-and-run that left 1 construction worker dead, another seriously injured (Fox 31)
  • Denver’s embrace of rezoning for “granny flats” is growing by neighborhood, individual initiative (The Colorado Sun)
  • Denver closes Civic Center Park near Colorado Capitol for safety, health concerns (The Colorado Sun)
  • Vehicle Involved In Chase Strikes Thornton Police Car, Several Injured Including Officer (CBS Denver)
  • Motorcyclists shoot at truck — with a boy as passenger — in Lafayette road rage incident (Fox 31)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 70 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 108 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • CDOT to hire 150 people for temporary and permanent positions (KRDO)

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Tuesday’s Headlines 9/7/21: Police seek driver that hit, killed scooter rider

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Police Seek Car [Driver] That Sped Away After Dragging Scooter, Killing Rider (CBS Denver)
  • Thornton officer rammed by suspect driving stolen vehicle in Brighton (The Denver Gazette)
  • Denver police looking for truck, suspects in road rage incident (9 News)
  • RTD Reinstates Several Pre-Pandemic Routes (CBS Local)
  • RTD cancels over 25 light rail trips due to staff shortage (Fox 31)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 70 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 108 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • Driver Hits Colorado State Patrol Vehicle On Interstate 25, Drives Away, Officials Say (CBS Denver)
  • ‘Move Over’ Safety Law Gets Extra Attention From Law Enforcement This Labor Day Holiday Weekend (CBS Denver)

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Friday’s Headlines 9/3/21: Fatal car crash at 6th and Downing

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • 1 dead in Denver crash at 6th Ave. and Downing (Fox 31)
  • RTD service changes take effect Sept. 5 (Fox 31)
  • Cyclists Celebrate New Underpasses Along High Line Canal Trail (CBS Denver)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 70 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 108 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • CDOT testing new I-70 westbound express lane in Clear Creek County (9 News)

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Thursday’s Headlines 9/2/21: Abolishing parking minimums is possible

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  • Thursday’s Headlines Have Some Good News (Streetsblog USA)
  • How the Twin Cities Abolished Parking Minimums (And How Your City Can, Too) (Streetsblog USA)

Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • RTD service changes take effect Sept. 5 (Fox 31)
  • Denver area transit partners request entry into FTA’s Small Starts for Colfax Avenue BRT project (Mass Transit)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 70 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 108 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • Hitting The Road To Get To Know Colorado’s New (Maybe) Eighth District (Colorado Public Radio)
  • CDOT helping control mudslides with super sac (11 News)
  • More than 800 cited during statewide seat belt crackdown (The Denver Gazette)

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Wednesday’s Headlines 9/1/21: Colfax may get a BRT lane, but it’ll probably take seven years

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • The big, fancy Colfax bus project’s latest chapter is a request for money from the feds and apparently will take seven years to maybe possibly come to life (Denverite)
  • Elevated ozone, particulate levels prompt action alert day (Fox 31)
  • RTD lines to be disrupted this weekend (The Denver Channel)
  • DEN Outlines Sustainability Initiatives for the Next Five Years to Reduce Carbon Footprint (Aviation Pros)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 95 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 122 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • Police: Hit-and-run driver flees on foot, steals bike from school after Douglas County crash (The Denver Channel)
  • Driver in triple-fatal U.S. 285 crash had 3 drinking, driving convictions, 2 recent run-ins with cops (9 News)

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  • Wednesday’s Headlines Are Putting On Their Walking Shoes (Streetsblog USA)

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Tuesday’s Headlines 8/31/2021: One car crashes into two houses

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Denver, RTD, and the Metro Area

  • Car crashes into 2 houses in Lakewood (Fox 31)
  • Reader: Denver Road Systems Are Crap! (Westword)
  • Denver Super Commuters: Past Nightmares and Future Hopes (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 9 a.m.: 95 (Moderate) Yesterday’s max: 122 (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

Centennial State

  • A new open space gem: Gateway segment of Peaks to Plains trail opens in Clear Creek Canyon (The Denver Post)

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