Tuesday’s Headlines

  • State law allows, and regulates, electric scooters. (KOAA)
  • Denver libraries will check out bike pumps and repair kits. (Denver7)
  • Colorado officials have not punished Suncor for exceeding hydrogen-cyanide emissions at its refinery north of Denver last summer. The company wants the state to increase the amount of the invisible toxic gas it can emit. (Denver Post).
  • Westword readers react to CDOT’s campaign to educate marijuana users about the hazards of impaired driving. (Westword)
  • Denver falls in a national ranking of parks. The city’s mayoral candidates share their approaches to add more parklands. (Denver Post)
  • CDOT crews blew up a boulder the size of a building after it fell from a cliff onto Highway 145 at Rico, 28 miles south of Telluride. A second boulder stopped next to the highway after tumbling across both lanes and creating an eight-foot trench. (CBS4, Fox 31)
  • W. Bart Berger is a”preemptive preservationist,” who works to keep historic places well maintained before they need costly renovations. (Westword)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 37 Good. Yesterday’s max: 61 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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