Thursday’s Headlines

16th St mall tile credit Pei Cobb
The 16th St. Mall when it opened in 1982. Photo: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.

From Streetsblog

  • The 16th Street Mall will soon get a major renovation that will spruce up an iconic, but increasingly embarrassing part of Denver. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • A trap set along a Colorado Springs bike trail severely injured a 69-year-old rider late last month. (Bicycling)
  • More on the coming upgrades to the 16th Street Mall. (Denverite)
  • Downtown Denver’s best walking routes. (Live Strong)
  • Riders of RTD’s P-route express bus between Parker and Downtown Denver feel shortchanged after agency decides not to expand service. (RTD)
  • LIVE Denver, a program that subsidizes market-rate housing for low-income people, serves only three people two years after launching. (HuffPost)
  • Denver’s population has increased by nearly 20 percent since 2010 and the growth is continuing. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index:  6 a.m.: 42 Good. Yesterday: 53 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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  • TakeFive

    Riders of RTD’s P-route express bus between Parker and Downtown Denver feel shortchanged…

    Interesting article and a another example for how downtown is the biggest beneficiary of RTD bus service as well as how popular Express routes are. Eventually it would seem RTD should provide Parker bus service just to Nine Mile Station or to RidgeGate Station. It’s also another reason why (urban) light rail should run along So Broadway from the Civic Center to the I-25 Station.