Wednesday’s Headlines

More dedicated bus lanes are called for in Denver’s new plans for the next 20 years. This Streetsblog rendering envisions how 18th and 19th streets could look. Illustration: David Sachs with Streetmix

From Streetsblog

  • Denveright: Yesterday Mayor Hancock unveiled a set of plans  that will guide how Denver will change to keep its people housed, healthy and safely getting to the places they need to go over the next 20 years. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Transit raises property values, lowers poverty. (Streetsblog USA)

Other news

  • Driver who struck and seriously injured a 28-year-old pedestrian may have been drunk. (Denver Post)
  • Henry Bromelkamp is in intensive care at Denver Health Medical Center after he crashed on the scooter he was riding March 10. (CBS4)
  • Targeting the Suncor refinery, Congresswoman DeGette will introduce a legislation to limit emissions of hydrogen cyanide, a former chemical weapon. One of many harmful pollutants emitted from the plant, neighbors are skeptical of its impact. “It is election season.” (Denverite) (Denver Post)
  • Denver’s growing number of micro-apartment buildings attract people with little or no need for parking. (Denver Post)
  • Move over scooters: Will these electric trikes be the next new mobility option to hit the streets? (IndustryLeaders)
  • Drift mobile app lets you park for free at DIA if the startup can rent out your car. (Fox31)
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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