Monday’s Headlines

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in his Five Points campaign office. Photo: Andy Bosselman

From Streetsblog

  • Mayor Michael Hancock: The Streetsblog Interview. Ahead of the May 7 election, he responds to criticism on homelessness, housing and development. We talk his vision for Denver’s transportation future. And ugly buildings? He’s got a plan for that. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • “My father was more than just James H. Steele, 82, victim of a hit and run.” (9 News)
  • Driver of R-Line train that derailed in January and injured nine people will not face charges. (Denver Post)
  • Despite Denver’s Vision Zero goal to end all traffic fatalities by 2030, the number of people killed on the city’s streets is likely to keep rising. (Denverite)
  • As cars become more fuel-efficient, state legislators propose replacing the gas tax with a sales tax. (Colorado Politics)
  • Littleton makes major changes to construction permitting process to accommodate rapid growth. (Denver7)
  • Denver Air Quality Index:  5 a.m.: 43 Good. Yesterday: 58 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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