Friday’s Headlines

Colorado Blvd. at 26th Ave. before a new sidewalk was installed. Image: Google Street View, Nov. 2018

From Streetsblog

  • Guest Commentary: A new sidewalk on Colorado Blvd., which replaced a sloping dirt path, remains a poorly designed, “violent, loud and unsafe” place for pedestrians. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • Broadway bike lane: Denver will not start construction of major bike and safety improvements for two years. (Denverite) Until recently, DPW planned to start construction next year.
  • Denver will offer young people free transit passes this summer. (Chalkbeat)
  • Aurora focuses on roads to spark development of an “Aerotropolis” “mini city” near E-470 and I-70. (Denver Post) Why not walking, biking and transit?
  • Colorado Springs entrepreneurs launched a shuttle service to D.I.A. to overcome “a lack of transportation choices in Colorado Springs.” (The Gazette)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 77 Moderate. Yesterday’s max: 41 Good.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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