Tuesday’s Headlines 10/27/20

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 Metro News

  • Denver cyclists promoting vote by bike (COPolitics)
  • Castle Rock approves road map for transit options (CCM)
  • Denver City Council spikes $25 million contract with private security company Allied Universal (Denverite)
  • A pledge to remember that Denver sits on stolen land will now follow the ‘Pledge of Allegiance’ at city council meetings (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 55 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 53 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond


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Monday’s Headlines 10/26/20

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Traffic Violence

  • Denver officer used patrol car to hit man approaching officers (9News)

From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • Some Denver streets closed for social distancing reopened for plows; DOTI says they’ll reinstall barriers soon, “likely Tuesday” (COPolitics)
  • RTD’s latest cuts point toward future that favors higher-demand bus routes (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 51 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 69 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • The messy politics of Nextdoor (VOX)
  • Biden, an Amtrak Evangelist, Could Be a Lifeline for a Rail Agency in Crisis (The New York Times)

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Friday’s Headlines 10/23/20

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Traffic Violence

From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • One sentence in east Denver’s plan for change sums up how some wealthy and low-income neighborhoods see growth and development (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 35 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 80 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Appeals Court Says Uber and Lyft Must Treat California Drivers as Employees (The New York Times)
  • The Pandemic Kick-Started an Urban Motorcycle Boom. Are Cities Ready? (CityLab)
  • Uber’s Self-Driving Car Killed Someone. Why Isn’t Uber Being Charged? (Slate)
  • Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo To Make Good On Pledge To Remove Half Of City’s Car Parking Spaces (Forbes)

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Back on Track: A Delicate Balance in District I

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In two weeks, the Regional Transportation District will welcome eight new members to its Board of Directors. Seven will be elected by voters within each district but the eighth seat—District I—will be chosen by the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners. District I consists of the eastern part of Boulder County, which includes most of […]

Thursday’s Headlines 10/22/20

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From Streetsblog

 Metro News

  • RTD Will Not Provide Free Rides To Voters On Election Day (CBS4)
  • Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide (Colorado Sun)
  • Contract negotiations between the city and the police union are at an impasse (Denverite)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 79 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 74 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Amtrak Warns of Layoffs and Project Delays Without Billions in Assistance (The New York Times)
  • Say Hello to the New and Improved Transit Insights! (TransitCenter)
  • Will Voters Give Public Transit a Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? (Governing)

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