Monday’s Headlines

Gloria Gonzalez, the mother of Martinez’s four children, his daughter Maggie Rose, and his son David attend the dedication of a “ghost bike” to remember their father Dave Martinez.

The family of fallen cyclist David Martinez, pictured at a ghost bike ceremony last month, lost their father. Now they the may lose their house. (Denver7) Photo: Andy  Bosselman

From Streetsblog

  • Pedestrian deaths up 75 percent in Colorado, 35 percent nationally; smartphones and the growing number of SUVs are among the factors according to a report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Pedestrian deaths reach new high, drivers are entirely to blame. (Streetsblog USA)

Other news

  • Driver injures three after crashing SUV into Aurora IHOP. (Fox 31)
  • Cyclist David Martinez died after a hit-and-run. His family lost their father, now they may lose their house. (Denver7) (Martinez was remembered at a ghost bike ceremony last month).
  • Arrivo closure: Colorado’s “far-fetched” hyperloop hopes fade as traffic woes continue. (Denver Post)
  • What did CDOT see “in a company without any clear evidence it could deliver on outrageous promises?” (WIRED)
  • More on RTD airport train quiet zones. (9 News)
  • More headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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