Friday’s Headlines & Traffic Violence Report

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Traffic Violence

From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • A bike for Harrison: Family asks for help to buy adaptive bicycle for their son with rare disability (The Denver Channel)
  • Bike Skills Course Open To Cyclists At Montbello Rec Center (CBS4Denver)
  • Here’s a(nother) free walking tour of Denver’s murals, curated by Babe Walls founder Alexandrea Pangburn (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 47 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 67 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Without Emergency Funding, Doomsday Cuts Threaten to Upend Transit Riders’ Lives (TransitCenter)

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Thursday’s Headlines 8/6/20

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Traffic Violence

  • Currently suspended Denver cop faces more suspension after striking pedestrian near Colfax last year (Denverite)

From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • How to protect your bike (and get it back if it’s been stolen) (9News)
  • RTD considers dipping into FastTrack reserves, reducing service to overcome $166 million shortfall (The Denver Channel)
  • A big re-route for the road cycling world (BoulderWeekly)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 54 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 97 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • The Problem With ‘Mobility as a Service’ (CityLab)
  • The Forgotten History of How Accessible Design Reshaped the Streets (CityLab)
  • The Teenage Tinkerer Behind an E-Bike Revolution (The New York Times)

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Wednesday’s Headlines 8/5/20

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From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • RTD Considers Using Savings For Boulder Train To Stave Off More Service Cuts (CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 46 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 118 (Unhealthy).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Lime adds the Jump e-bikes Uber didn’t scrap to its app (The Verge)
  • The Suburbs Aren’t Getting Abolished, But Maybe They Should (Curbed)

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What Is a Feminist City?

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Leslie Kern’s “Feminist City” asks us to look around. Does our environment support the daily activities, care work, and needs of women? This recently published book intermixes Kern’s personal stories, real-world examples, and research to expose how our cities, neighborhoods, and transportation decisions make childcare, household activities, and safety challenging for women. “Feminist City” balances […]

Tuesday’s Headlines 8/4/20

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From Streetsblog

Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond

  • CDOT awards 6 cities with grants to revitalize main streets (FOX31Denver)
  • As Transit Systems Brace For Cuts, the Last Recession Is a Warning (CityLab)

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Monday’s Headlines 8/3/20

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From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • Help Improve The High Line Canal During Walk For The Canal Fundraiser (CBS4Denver)
  • Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood renamed to Central Park (Fox31Denver)
  • The goose cullings have ended (for now). Now can Denver’s parks be fowl-proofed? (Denverite)
  • Residents on I-70 construction noise: “At this point we’re just used to it” (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 40 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 100 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond


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