Friday’s Headlines

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The number of people driving alone to work in Downtown Denver has fallen slightly. Infographic: Downtown Denver Partnership.

From Streetsblog

  • Downtown Denver workers walk, bike and ride transit more. Though the changes are small, fewer people drive alone to work according to a new survey from the Downtown Denver Partnership. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • A driver hit and killed a man in his 20s on West Colfax. (Denver7)
  • Uber drivers without a car will be able to drive using the peer-to-peer car rental service from Getaround. (Denver Business Journal)
  • CDOT offers cash to people who take Bustang or carpool to ease traffic on the I-25 Gap from Colorado Springs to the Denver Tech Center. (Fox 21)
  • A climate change bill was introduced in Colorado House, which has a better chance this year with Democrats controlling the three branches of state government. (Denver Post)
  • The EPA could rank Colorado as a serious violator of air-quality standards. Considering pollution from Asia, the agency offered a potential exemption from federal health standards. But Gov. Polis says, “We can’t use pollution from China as an excuse not to improve our air quality here in Colorado.” (Denver Post)
  • Ride a scooter, pay to park. Three cities are trying it out. (Denver Business Journal)
  • The City of Golden passed a 120-day moratorium on infill duplex construction and multi-family housing. (CBS4)
  • Local governments and agencies should not subsidize Uber and Lyft, companies that have resisted regulations on workers’ rights, traffic safety and the environment. (inequality.org)
  • National headlines at Sreetsblog USA.

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