Tuesday’s Headlines 3/31/20

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Metro News

  • RTD riders with disabilities can now access grocery delivery service during COVID-19 crisis (CO Politics)
  • RTD Interim Chief says their fares are down but are looking for new ways to serve their customers (Denver Channel)
  • Street sweeping in Denver begins this week, but don’t worry about parking enforcement (Denverite)
  • This Drone Video Shows How Empty Denver’s Streets Are Right Now (303 Magazine)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 45 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 45 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Coronavirus: Stay-at-home order drastically reduces traffic volume in Fort Collins (Coloradoan)
  • Need Your Bicycle Fix? Bike Shops Are Open…From a Distance (Westword)

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Monday’s Headlines 3/30/20

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Metro News

  • Yes, Denver’s air is less polluted because nobody’s driving anywhere (Denverite)
  • RTD told employees a coworker tested positive for COVID-19 and then found out it wasn’t true (Denverite)
  • Driver seriously injured in crash with (stopped) RTD bus (9News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 41 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 47 (Good).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Officials amend orders on essential businesses to add bike shops, but not other outdoor recreation (CO Politics)
  • Pueblo transit service shrinks; CDOT suspends Bustang (Pueblo Chieftain & Denver Post)
  • Job #1: Protect Transit Workers (TransitCenter)
  • We’ll Need To Reopen Our Cities. But Not Without Making Changes First. (CityLab)
  • Strategic design can help car-free streets gain popularity post-coronavirus (Smart Cities Dive)

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Friday’s Headlines & Traffic Violence Report 3/27/20

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Traffic Violence

Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond

  • France Transfers Coronavirus Patients On High-Speed Train With Mobile Emergency Room (NPR)
  • Scooter Companies Pull Out of Cities Worldwide Amid Pandemic (Bloomberg)

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Thursday’s Headlines 3/26/20

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Metro News

  • Polis Issues Colorado Stay-at-Home Order (CPR & Westword) and What You Can & Cannot Do Under It (CPR)
  • RTD Buses And Trains Will Move To Full Time Weekend Service Levels In April (CPR)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 47 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 58 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Now More Than Ever, Cities Need Bikes (CityLab)
  • There’s no better time for cities to take space away from cars (The Verge)

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Wednesday’s Headlines 3/25/20

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From Streetsblog

  • Trump Says COVID-19 Deaths May Be the Price We Pay For A Strong Economy — Just Like Traffic Deaths (Streetsblog USA)
  • Op-Ed: We Need Handwashing Facilities At Every Public Transit Station in America (Streetsblog USA)
  • Suburbanization is Not the Answer To COVID-19 (Streetsblog USA)
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA

Metro News

  • COVID-19: Call for Closing Speer, Other Denver Streets to Cars (Westword)
  • RTD Board Approves Temporary COVID-19 Service Cuts (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 8 a.m.: 47 (Good). Yesterday’s max: 51 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Transit Is Essential: 2.8 Million U.S. Essential Workers Ride Transit to Their Jobs (TransitCenter)
  • Ride-Hailing Drivers Are Now First Responders (CityLab)

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