Wednesday’s Headlines

The city installed paint and plastic posts to create a median at the intersection of Colfax Ave., Park Ave., and Franklin St in 2017. The measure is one of many quick, low-cost methods that can increase road safety. Photo: David Sachs (file photo)

From Streetsblog

  • As traffic fatalities pile up, Denver’s mayoral candidates won’t make a firm commitment to cheap safety fixes. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • A potential Front Range passenger rail system that will link Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Denver will be studied. (Denver Post, CPR)
  • Environmentalists want Denver to become the first city with a carbon tax. (Denverite)
  • A power company’s proposal would wipe out coal-generated electricity in Colorado in favor of renewables. (Denver Post)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 35 Good. Yesterday’s max: 87 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.