Talking Headways Podcast: Change in the Mile High City

David Sachs of Streetsblog Denver joins the podcast this week to discuss the big transportation projects and advocacy initiatives happening in the city, from the I-70 highway expansion boondoggle to the possibility of a new transportation department and the rethinking of the 16th Street transit mall.

The first YIMBY conference was recently held in nearby Boulder, and we discuss regional growth and whether Denver has adjusted well to its rapidly increasing population. And finally, we talk about the differing opinions about Denver’s newly completed airport rail line, and the longest, wickedest (as in awesome) street in America, which happens to be in Denver.

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Friday’s Headlines

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Driver Hits and Seriously Injures Three Pedestrians, Flees (DenPo) …but Witnesses Actually Saw Driver Hit 6 People, Making the Police Report Incorrect (Westword) Another Driver Hit and Injured Pedestrian in Aspen (Aspen Times) New Study Correlates Higher Crash Rates and Marijuana Legalization (Colorado Politics) Non-Profit Bringing Reliable Public Transit to El Paso County (Gazette) More […]

Thursday’s Headlines

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RTD’s Name and Reputation Under Fire During Legal Battles Over G-Line (DenPo) Daily Update on Ballot Polls and Transportation Measures (DenPo) Prop 110 and 109 Explained by the Colorado Sun Driver Collides with City of Fort Collins Transfort Bus (Coloradoan) What Went Down at the Gubernatorial Debate at CSU (Denverite) Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Backs […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

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More on Polls for Transportation Ballot Measures, Many Voters Still Undecided (DenPo) … And More Here via Denverite Drivers Upset At Google Maps and Traffic Lights Amidst I-70 On-Ramp Closure (Denver7) Public-Private Partnerships to Be More Prevalent in Big Projects, Including Transportation Ones (DBJ) A Report on Road Conditions; Too Bad There Isn’t One on […]