Thursday’s Headlines

If people aren't walking, or biking or taking transit, that's not a sign that people don't want to. It's sign that they don't have a real choice." —Janette Sadik-Khan

Streetfight: Janette Sadik-Khan, who will be the keynote speaker at Bicycle Colorado’s Moving People Forward conference today, transformed New York’s streets with new public spaces and dramatic improvements to pedestrian, bike and transit infrastructure when she was the New York City transportation commissioner. Check out the Streetsblog interview below.

  • Bicyclist killed in crash with freight train in Longmont. (CBS4)
  • Man struck and killed by A-Line train may have been suicidal. (9 News)
  • Denver snow day: 132 crashes yesterday, 24 already today. (Denver Post)
  • Sadik-Khan: Denver Can Learn From NYC’s ‘Streetfight.’ (Streetsblog)
  • Still no opening date for RTD’s G-Line to Arvada and Wheat Ridge but the federal government offered two new approvals. (Denverite)
  • Casual Carpool will allow drivers to share rides with people traveling on U.S. 36 through the Waze Carpool app. (Daily Camera)
  • State Senate confirmed Shoshana Lew as the new executive director of CDOT. (The Mountain Mail)
  • RTD wants public comments on changes to Highway 119 between Boulder and Longmont. (CBS 4)
  • Even with snow, February is a great time for Winter Bike to Work Day. (Golden Transcript)
  • In Lakewood, free burritos for Winter Bike to Work Day. (Patch)
  • Colorado car dealers sue state agencies over adoption of California emissions standards. (Colorado Watchdog)
  • Chariot shut down. (Smart & Resilient Cities)
  • Father of 1992 Taxpayer Bill of Rights, Douglas Bruce, still defends bill that chokes state spending. (Westword)
  • Colorado cities working to avoid Denver’s gentrification pitfalls. (Colorado Sun)
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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