Today’s Headlines

  • DU Professor: Don’t Expect “Miracles” With Relatively Small Transportation Package (ABC7)
  • New Civic Center Station Opens December 17, But Mall Ride Will Start Using It Sunday (DBJ)
  • 9News Stumped Why 10-Lane, High-Speed Road Has So Many Fiery Crashes
  • Which Neighborhoods Voted for the Bond Measures and Which Didn’t (Denverite)

National headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • TakeFive

    DU Professor: Don’t Expect “Miracles” With Relatively Small Transportation Package

    Voters overwhelmingly approved big investments in car-free transport

    Just a matter of one’s perspective I guess or perhaps “If you are among the significant majority of vehicle drivers, you got hosed?” The professor is right in the sense that there’s a lot of nuts and bolts as opposed to game changing projects.

    “For people in Denver, living in Denver, working in Denver, they will benefit from it … These are things you have to do,” DU professor and transportation expert Andrew Goetz said.

    But if one wants to address congestion that will take more significant investments in transit… which is still years away.