Friday’s Headlines

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  • Driver Hit and Killed a Person Crossing the Street in CO Springs (Gazette)
  • Colorado Senators and US House Members are to the Point of Writing Letters Urging RTD, Denver Transit Partners, and the Federal Rail Administration to Work Together to Avoid Further Loss of Service or Delays (CPR)
  • …Also, Tomorrow is the Deadline. (DenPo)
  • CDOT is Adding Bustang Service Between Colorado Springs and DTC (Fox21)
  • DIA’s Renovations are Underway, and the Plans for Security are “Radical”, AKA Moving People as Quickly as Possible, to Keep Status as Fifth Busiest Airport in the Nation (WSJ)
  • Aurora City Council Signs off on Proposal to Ban Smoking, Vaping at RTD Stations and Bus Stops (Sentinel)
  • Daytime Valet Service is Coming to Aspen, as an Effort to Free Up Parking Spaces in the Core During Peak Times (Aspen Times)

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Thursday’s Headlines

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  • Denver City Council Proposes New Plan to Create Safer Walkways for People Around Construction Sites (Fox31)
  • RTD Will Still be Doubling the Number of Train Cars on the A-Line, Amid Looming Deadline and Ongoing Problems (Denver7)
  • More on the Plans for CDOT’s Old Home Base (DBJ)
  • An Art Installation is Coming to Federal Boulevard to Raise Awareness to Pedestrian Safety and Help Calm Traffic (Washington Park Profile)
  • Downtown FoCo Now Has 7 Revitalized Alleyways, Which Aim to Create a Sense of Place and Improve Pedestrian Connectivity (Coloradoan)

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Wednesday’s Headlines

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  • Another Driver, Another Structure Crashed Into- This Time it was an Apartment and a Resident Was Injured (9News)
  • How Denver Streets and Sidewalks Aren’t Set-Up for People to Walk, Bike and Scoot Safely, and What Should be Done About it (Denverite)
  • A Review of the South Monaco Bike Lane, Conclusion: Not Enough Riders (Denver Urbanism)
  • Did You Know? Denver’s RTD Was the First in the Country to Add Wheelchair Lifts to Buses (CPR)
  • Actually, Never-mind, Eldora Won’t be Charging for Parking After Some Backlash (9News)
  • A Study Finds that School of Choice is out of Reach for Some Students Because of a Lack of Transportation (CO Politics)
  • The “Pedestrian Bridge” on Colorado and 9th, Which is Really a Private Office Building, is Set to be Demolished (Denverite)
  • Police Looking for Info on Suspect that Groped a Woman on a RTD Bus (Patch)
  • 1,500 Coloradans File Claims Every Year for Car Crashes Related to Work, Costing Employers. Maybe More Incentives to Take Public Transit Could Do the Trick? (Denver7)
  • Colorado Classic Cycling Race is Now a Women’s Only Race, the Only One in the Western Hemisphere (DenPo)

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Tuesday’s Headlines

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  • Motorist Hit and Killed a Person in a Wheelchair Crossing Colfax in Aurora on Sunday, Fled. And Yes, This Story Just Surfaced to Mainstream News (DenPo)
  • Person Who Was Hit by Driver Yesterday, May Have Been Hit by a Second Driver that Fled (KKTV)
  • “Denver’s Troubles with Commuter Rail a “Perfect Storm” that Threatens A-Line’s Uninterrupted Operation” (DenPo)
  • Downtown Denver Partnership Working on Project in Upper Downtown to Create Friendlier Atmosphere Along Sidewalks, Empty Lots, Amid Sea of Huge Skyscrapers (Denver7)
  • More on E-Scooters Being Possibly Street-Legal (Westword)
  • Two Private Security Guards Beat up an RTD Customer Inside Union Station Bathroom, Pled Guilty (Westword)
  • Colorado Springs to Vote on Ordinance to Ban RV’s from Parking on City Streets (CO Politics)
  • ICYMI, Colorado Has a New Mountain –  A Pile of Dirt, Debris, and Material From the U.S. Highway 34 2013 Flood Recovery Project (KUNC)
  • Someone Dumped a Literal Ton of Used Tires on Forest Service Land Near Buena Vista; Just Another Reason Why Cars are Bad – Tire Waste (CBS4)
  • Bustang, a State Run Bus Service, Will Extend its Pueblo Service to Colorado Springs (Gazette)

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Monday’s Headlines

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  • Friday Night, A Driver Struck and Killed a Woman Crossing Colfax in Lakewood, Fled (Denver7)
  • Early This Morning, a Driver in a Box Truck Struck and Killed a Man Who Ran Onto I-25 in Larkspur (DenPo)
  • WalkDenver, an Advocacy Group, is Asking City to Redesign High Speed Thoroughfares, Like 13th, to Increase the Safety for Pedestrians, Bikers, and Residents After Car Drove Into a Yard for the Fifth Time (CBS4)
  • An Old Globeville Farm, That was Most Recently Used as a Spot to Dump and Burn Cars, Gets New Life as Urban Park (Denverite)
  • Urban Planner Compares Different Cities’ Public Transit, Saying Denver Hasn’t Put the Resources Where the Demand is (Vox)
  • Eldora Ski Mountain Will Start Charging for Parking (on Weekends and Holidays) if There are Two or Less Passengers in a Car, Urging Visitors to Take the Ski Bus from Boulder or Carpool (Denver7)
  • C-470 Expansion Project Wrapping up by This Summer (Highands Ranch Herald)
  • A Snazzy Little Breakdown of the Rules of E-Scootering in Denver (9News)
  • Check Out This Woman’s Detailed Account of Her Bike Ride on Vail Pass (Boulder Weekly)

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