Tuesday’s Headlines

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A pop-up traffic-calming event placed flowers, beach balls, pastel-painted tires and bales of hay on a stretch of Federal Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. Photo: WalkDenver

From Streetsblog

  • Advocates for street safety placed flowers, beach balls, pastel-painted tires and bales of hay on a stretch of Federal Boulevard on Saturday afternoon to show how easily Denver’s deadliest street could be transformed into something safer. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • The Houston trucking company that employed the driver behind the fatal 28-car pileup on I-70 has a history of safety violations, including brake issues and drivers who do not understand English well. (Denver 7)
  • Mother of elementary school student advocates for much-needed sidewalk near Jefferson Country school. (CBS4)
  • Denver has a plan for 2040, but what changes will we see in the next few years? (Denver Post)
  • Commuters start using the G Line. (Fox 31)
  • Mayor Hancock established or proposed a dozen new city agencies and offices, including the proposed Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. (Westword)
  • In November, voters will be asked to give up part of their future TABOR tax refunds to help fund education and transportation. (Colorado Politics)
  • CDOT encourages drivers to use the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature on their mobile phones by offering creative ideas for the automatic text message the feature sends. (Fort Morgan Times)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 35 Good. Yesterday’s max: 44 Good.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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