Tuesday’s Headlines

  • 13-year-old Angelina Thompson killed at the scene when a driver struck her in a Lakewood crosswalk Sunday; Denver Post blames the victim. (Denver Post)
  • Driver may have run red light in crash that killed one near Colfax at Osage. Driver previously arrested or cited for many traffic violations, including DUI. (CBS4)
  • Broadway lights: Why not change the timing of traffic signals to increase safety right now? (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Illegal parking “a huge safety concern” on Highway 6 near A-Basin (Summit Daily)
  • Denver Post editorial rightly points out Gov. Polis’ failure to prioritize transportation but echos false idea that roads are the only solution to traffic. (Denver Post)
  • RTD shared free donuts to celebrate the 1,000 day-birthday of A-Line. (9 News)
  • No one has ever bicycled through the Eisenhower Tunnel and a group is asking for permission to change that for a ride in September (Park Record, Utah)
  • FLEX regional bus service, that connects Fort Collins, Loveland, Berthoud, Longmont and Boulder, is a success but federal funding disappeared, driving up cost to local governments. (Longmont Times-Call)
  • Louisville considering massive downtown parking structure. (Daily Camera)
  • CDOT ransomware attack an example of state agencies’ poor preparedness for cyber attacks. (Pew Stateline)
  • Aspen is backing away from plans to launch an alternative transportation program this summer that would have included free shuttles and bike rentals and discounted Lyft rides to encourage residents not to drive. (Aspen Times)
  • When talking about increasing housing density, Vincent Carroll argues that discussing racist zoning policies of the past is “unfair — and even bizarre.” (Denver Post)
  • His column responds to the debate about a 23-unit condo project proposed in Hilltop where NIMBYs hoping to block it were stunned after supporters brought up how “single-family zoning has fueled racial segregation in the past.” (Denverite)
  • But the NIMBYs won when the council rejected the zoning change needed to move the project forward. (Denverite)
  • National Headlines at Streetsblog USA.
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