Thursday’s Headlines 6-4-20

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Traffic Violence

  • Motorcyclist dead in South Denver crash (9News)

From Streetsblog

George Floyd Protests

  • The racial injustice of American highways (CityLab)
  • Why vehicle attacks against protesters are rising (CityLab)
    • Yet another example, this time in Colorado Spring (KKTV)
  • Public transit advocates react to George Floyd protests (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Denver artists are projecting their art on a giant wall to inspire social activism (303 Magazine)
  • Hundreds come out to clean, scrub and pick up remnants from six days and nights of marches and conflict (Denverite)

 Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond

  • This opinion piece on reducing emissions makes no mention of automobiles (Colorado Politics)

Wednesday’s Headlines 6-3-20

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From Streetsblog

George Floyd Protests

 Metro News

  • Motorcyclists travels 78 mph over the speed limit, but who says we need infrastructure that encourages slow speeds? (CBS)
  • One more time for the people in the back: Adding a travel lane doesn’t solve traffic woes—providing alternatives to driving does (Denver Channel)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 51 (Moderate). Yesterday’s max: 71 (Moderate).

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Our infrastructure is being built for a climate that’s already gone (Vice)

Tuesday’s Headlines 6/2/20

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From Streetsblog

  • City transport officials condemn police violence and affirm black lives matter (Streetsblog USA)
  • Op-Ed: Let people march in the streets (Streetsblog NYC)
    • “For years, transportation advocates have used “Streets are for People” as a rallying cry, but today I would propose something even more fundamental; “Streets are for Democracy.”
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA

George Floyd Protests

  • Day and night: Organizers of Denver protests say mayhem after dark is muddying their message (Colorado Sun; more from Westword)
    • Late night: A man has been charged with intentionally driving his car into three police officers and a bystander (9News, Fox 31)
  • Protests impact transit service in several U.S. cities (Mass Transit Mag)
    • From Jarret Walker: Should public transit shut down for civil disturbances? (Human Transit)
    • More: RTD has resumed limited service into Downtown Denver (9News, CBS)

 Metro News

Centennial State & Beyond

  • Bicycling in the pandemic: Ridership, bike shops thrive as manufacturers struggle to meet demand (Denver Post
  • US: Transit partnerships take on first/last-mile problem (Mass Transit Mag)
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