Tuesday’s Headlines

  • Mother of 16-year-old girl killed in traffic accident wants Colorado to require seat belt use in the back seat. (9 News)
  • More on memorial ride and ghost bike dedication to Dave Martinez, cyclist killed by hit and run driver. (9 News)
  • Denver’s underfunded bike sharing program losing riders. (Denver Post)
  • Planned improvements to make the streets more livable along Denver’s Federal Boulevard and Little Saigon district could boost neighborhood pride. (Denverite)
  • Proposed Colorado bill aims to reduce stoned driving. (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  • Shoshana Lew, former Obama aide, approved as new director of CDOT. (Greeley Tribune)
  • Latino residents displaced as Westwood neighborhood in gentrifies. (Colorado Sun)
  • Kyle Zeppelin, Denver’s self-proclaimed “punk-rock urban real estate developer,” “rails against Denver’s car-loving infrastructure, its lack of affordable housing, and what he calls the dearth of forward-facing vision at the mayor’s office.” (Westword)
  • Denver highlighted in graphics-rich story about “Western cityscapes … becoming tall and sleek, changing the character of the cities.” (Washington Post)
  • More headlines at Streetsblog USA.
  • Friday: Winter bike to work day. Commit. Find stations with free burritos and schwag on this map.

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