Tuesday’s Headlines

From Streetsblog

  • For WalkDenver board member Mark Fetterhoff, vacations are an opportunity to explore cities on foot. During a recent trip to South America, he walked over 100 miles in Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Santiago. Here are a few observations and examples of how big cities move people. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news:

  • A woman on a Lime scooter, hit and injured a blind man waiting for the bus on 16th Street mall. After threatening him, she fled. (Denver 7)
  • First major closures for I-70 project will be this weekend, one of four full weekend shutdowns. (Denver Post)
  • There has been a spike in deaths of people walking being hit by drivers in Denver, 7 this year already. (Fox 31)
  • Issues with the crossing gates along the A-Line are the reason the quiet zones… aren’t that quiet. (Fox 31)
  • Work Zone Awareness Week is underway, a new initiative by CDOT aiming to protect road construction workers. (Patch)
  • An Aurora restaurant owner lost his brother to a fatal hit and run in 2017, at the same intersection as the fatal hit and run that occurred yesterday. (CBS 4)
  • Another Lodo surface parking lot to be redeveloped, this time into a hotel. (Business Den)
  • Driver from Friday’s fatal hit and run has been found and arrested on a vehicular homicide charge. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 7 a.m.: 58 Moderate. Yesterday: 50 Good.
  • National Headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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