Friday’s Headlines

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Street safety advocates praised the city for its commitment to Vision Zero with a Valentine’s Day “love-in” demonstration at City Hall yesterday. Photo: Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog.

From Streetsblog

  • Distracted driving: Denver Councilman Albus Brooks made a video while driving his daughter to school. It was same day the State Senate transportation committee advanced a distracted driving bill. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • 45 percent fewer tickets: In the years since Denver cut back on traffic enforcement officers, crashes and traffic fatalities have risen despite city’s Vision Zero goal. (Denver Post)
  • Colorado distracted driving bill moved to appropriations committee with unanimous support. (Colorado Politics)
  • Would Denver get more out of its massive Denverite planning process if it waited until after the May election to finalize the project? (Westword)
  • Everything you need to know about e-bikes in Denver (5280)
  • Bond will fund traffic light near Yale Station where seniors fear crossing the street. (Denver7)
  • More headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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