Tuesday’s Headlines

Pedestrians wait
Traffic lights signal for pedestrians to stop in all directions during a green light intended for turning cars, but few cars used the time to make turns. Photo: Andy Bosselman

From Streetsblog

  • Pedestrians ignore this traffic light near Union Station because it prioritizes cars, even though people on foot far outnumber vehicles. (Streetsblog Denver)
  • The top three “most bikeable places” in America are Boulder, Fort Collins, and Eugene, Ore., according to the bicycle advocacy group PeopleForBikes. (Streetsblog USA)

Other news

  • A semi and an A Line train collided in Aurora, minor injuries and delays resulted. (9 News)
  • A Boulder Daily Camera story about a car hitting a cyclist highlights how subtle biases in news stories lead to victim-blaming or failing to convey the larger context, doing “deep injustice to the victims and the conversation about road safety in general.” (Outside)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 52 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 53 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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