Friday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

  • Guest post: As drivers kill 35 percent more pedestrians than they did in 2008,  the climbing death toll should be a wake-up call for our leaders that this is a public health crisis which requires immediate action, writes Trevor Stankiewicz of The Frontier Group. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Denver mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis wants to delay Denveright, the city’s 20-year planning process, until after May 7 election. (Colorado Politics)
  • This is how an inversion layer traps pollution over Denver; article blames brown cloud on weather, not pollution itself. (Denver Post)
  • “Unhealthy air for everyone” continued yesterday morning according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. (CBS4)
  • Ken Salazar on oil and gas reform: It’s driven by “a Boulder view of the world” that jeopardizes Democratic control of state government. (Denver Post)
  • Sleep-deprived drivers cause more deaths for up to two weeks after daylight saving time, which starts Sunday. (North Denver News)
  • Gas line broke at Suncor Energy oil refinery in Commerce City, releasing vapor cloud. (Denver Post)
  • National news from Streetsblog USA.

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